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DPNS raceparts

DPNS raceparts is a Dutch company specialized in the design and manufacture of high-tech aluminum parts for motorcycles. Often used by circuit racers.

DPNS raceparts makes rear sets, gas caps and yokes for the well-known brands. This mainly for Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki, BMW and Ducati.

All parts are milled from the highest quality aluminum and color anodized.

Rearset

DPNS rear sets are suitable for normal and reverse shifting. All parts are easy to replace and of course available separately.

DPNS rearset Panigale V2
DPNS rearset Panigale V2

Fit is great, each part is specifically designed for the model of bike.

Gas caps

The gas caps of DPNS Raceparts are available for the most driven motorcycles on the circuit.

Available for Ducati, BMW, Yamaha and Suzuki among others.

DPNS fuel cap Suzuki
DPNS gas cap Suzuki

Top Yokes

There is a replacement yoke for the Ducati Panigale and Panigale S. Super strong and light of course.

DPNS yoke Ducati Panigale
DPNS yoke Ducati Panigale

 

For all parts, quality and function is the most important at DPNS Raceparts.

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Chain riveting…. do it yourself

Can you rivet the chain yourself? Yes. but use a suitable chain tool for hollow pin master link (e.g. DID, but also most other brands use this system)

Below the chain tool and a picture of a master link with x-rings and chain lubricant

chain punch

Chain tool in parts:

Chain Punch A : A
Chain Punch B : B
Anvil: C
Punching pin: D

chain punch

My tip is not to use the chain tool to break the old chain, the pin breaks quite easily, the old chain can be divided with a grinder.

Fit the rivet link with the o-ring or x-ring rubbers in the prescribed manner (use the chain grease supplied) and finally fit the striker plate as shown above. I have used a different color locking plate for clarity in the photo.

chain rivets

Take the chain tool part B and place it behind the chain, the pins of the link are in the recesses of chain tool part B.

Insert the pin (part D) into chain punch part A with the thin pin facing inwards, so that the widest part still protrudes a little. Take the anvil (part B) and slide it over the chain punch part B. Make sure that the anvil falls exactly over the locking plate of the rivet link, see the picture below. Tighten slowly by hand so that everything is properly clamped.

You use two wrenches to tighten the punch until it can go no further. Check in the meantime that the locking plate goes straight over the pins). When the punch can’t go any further, the locking plate has been pushed far enough over the pins (can’t go too far!).

chain rivets
chain rivets

As a final step of the chain riveting process, the pins must be “punched”. To do this, remove the anvil (part C). Now position the upper part of the chain punch (part A) so that the pin with the notch is exactly on the locking pin. Tighten the chain punch again by hand and check that it is exactly straight.

chain rivets

Then use 2 wrenches to tighten the punch until it cannot be tightened any further. I recommend checking in between to see if the locking pin is evenly “bent”. Repeat this with thesecond pin. You then have the chain nicely riveted without it being too “tight”.

Then make sure you have a good maintenance so you can enjoy your new chain as long as possible. Use a good quality chain spray (spray every 250 to 500 km, note: do this after a ride on a warm chain). Of course you can also choose for convenience and mount a (fully automatic) chain lubrication system.

Are you looking for a good chain set for a competitive price? Have a look at our site to see which set we can supply for your bike.

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Vortex V3 2.0 chain

Vortex V3 2.0 chain in gold and in black

Vortex racing has designed a new chain. This motorcycle chain is available in black and in gold color and has the trusted Vortex quality and finish.

Specifications of the chains are:

– x-ring quality chains

– available in SX quality (strong) and RX (superstrong)

– Available in different lengths

– available in chain widths: 520, 525 and 530

– provided with locking pins with a hollow end, are therefore easy to rivet

These chains are suitable for most modern engines. Check out our website or contact us for more personal advice!

Sales price from € 117,00 including VAT.

Vortex chain
Vortex chain
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Oberon Performance Clutch Slave Cylinders

Clutch Slave Cylinders from Oberon Performance are a nice upgrade for those motorcycles that have a hydraulic clutch. Often this works great but there are also regular problems.

The original slave cylinder (comes with the engine block) doesn’t always work fine and dosage and there are also several that regularly break down, making the clutch not easy to operate. An additional problem is that the original cylinders are often quite expensive.

Solution for this are the Clutch Slave Cylinders from Oberon Performance.

clutch slave cylinder Oberon Performance

These come with a lifetime warranty (in practice, they hardly ever break down) and with an optimal matching of the parts to the engine. This will in many cases make the clutch work finer and more controllable.

On our website you can find and order them of course. A small repair with lots of driving pleasure afterwards.

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Barnett clutch conversion kits

Clutch spring conversion kits from Barnett clutches is the solution to clutch problems on a number of Yamaha motorcycles. Yamaha has equipped a number of its models with a clutch with a diaphragm spring. In practice, this system does not appear to work completely flawlessly. This makes the clutch more difficult to operate and sometimes shows very rapid wear of the clutch plates.

Barnett clutch spring conversion kits consist of a new milled pressure plate fitted with a number of traditional clutch springs. Below is an example of this.barnett clutch springs conversion kits xv1900

Barnett clutch conversion

Less wear and a much more manageable coupling is the result of installing this conversion kit. A relatively simple adjustment with great results.

This clutch spring conversion kit is available for the following Yamaha motorcycles:

  • YZF-R1 1998-2003
  • FJ 1100 en FJ 1200
  • FJR 1300
  • V-Max 1200
  • XTZ 1200 Super Tenere
  • MT-01
  • XV 1600
  • Road Star, Royal Star XV 1700
  • Raider, Roadliner en Stratoliner XV 1900

You can find the various conversion kits on our website