Sprocket wont fit

Discussion in 'Transmission / Drivetrain' started by Garrettwd, Jul 3, 2015.

  1. Garrettwd

    Garrettwd New Member

    I'm trying to put my sprocket onto the rear wheel of my beach cruiser but it doesn't lay against the sprockets, the hole seems to be slightly too small to fit over it even with the dust cover removed. I'm not sure what to do especially since my tools are very limited (wrench, drill, screwdrivers and not much else) here are some pics of the issue. Any advice? http://i.imgur.com/5FzwUNB.jpg

  2. dougsr.874

    dougsr.874 Active Member

    Why aren't you using the rubber fittings that comes with all of the kits?????
  3. Garrettwd

    Garrettwd New Member

    I'm using the zoombicycles kit, the rubber fittings go on the inside of the sprockets. But in this picture I'm just showing that it doesn't fit...
  4. Timbone

    Timbone Active Member

    Options: Try another hub/wheel or grind the hole on the sprocket out until it works. It's really a good thing if it is tight! Get a file or rasp or whatever and work slowly, keeping it round until it just works.
  5. KCvale

    KCvale Motorized Bicycle Vendor

    Is your engine mounted yet?
    That is what determines where the rear sprocket has to be.
    If need widen the hole as mentioned above.

    You want a dead straight chain line from the engine sprocket to back wheel sprocket.
    If you can't get the kit sprocket to fit you can get a 'clam shell' hub mounted sprocket and put it wherever you want but ~$80.
  6. Leroybrown420

    Leroybrown420 Member

    It will fit, if not return it. Your last photo shows the sprocket backwards. Where are your pineapple adapters? The offset on the sprocket goes on towards the outside of the wheel for most application. IMO, your better off with a clam shell sprocket. Easy to install and super reliable. You can also adjust your top speed with different tooth counts. Less teeth, you will go faster. More teeth and you will have better low end for hills and trail riding.
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