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I have slack in the rear chain and I'm getting shiny spots on the links at the pins how do you tighten the chain.

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If your chain is gettin shiny spots at the pins the chain and sprockets may be worn past their limit. Check for excessive side to side play in the chain and for pointed teeth on the sprockets. If either are worn remember when replacing them the chain and sprockets should be done at the same time. If it is only an adjustment the axle carrier is eccentric, the axle housing must be loosened and the bearing housing rotated within the swingarm until the chain is at proper adjustment. Always double check adjustments after they are made and rotate the wheels with the vehicle off the ground to ensure there is no binding

Posted on Sep 09, 2009

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