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How do you tighten the chain on a zxr 1100 c3 pls ?

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  • smeagal May 11, 2010

    but on centre stand. slacken wheel spindle by taking split pin out of the castle nut. then adjust the cams or adjusters on both sides the same amount, theirs marks on them. oneway slackens the chain the other way tightens. plus leave a bit of play about 20mm. then spin wheel to make sure it runs straight, then tighten spindle nut and put split pin back in, and bend pin ends over nut

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  1. Place your Rex a center stand or rack.
  2. Referring to the Owner's Manual, inspect the chain and sprocket for wear. Replace if necessary.
(Whenever replacing a bike chain, you should really replace both sprockets at the same time, too.)
  1. On both sides of the bike, loosen the large vertically-mounted hex bolts at the very top back of the swingarm.
  2. Noting the alignments marks on each side, place an even larger hex wrench into the side of the circular aluminum insert that's surrounding the axle.
  3. Use the wrench to adjust the chain to about 0.9" (~23MM).
  4. Make sure both side's alignment marks exactly match each other.
  5. Tighten the swingarm bolts down, but not all the way.
  6. Spin the tire around while constantly stopping to check the chain slack. If it's even all the way around, tighten the swingarm bolts all the way. You're done! If not, go to Step 7.
  7. If the chain slack runs uneven around the clock, re-check the alignment marks and re-adjust as needed.
  8. Re-perform steps 3 thru 7 until the chain properly adjusts. Give up after four failures.
  9. If unable to properly adjust, you might need to perform a "string alignment'. Google that, if necessary. It's too complex to put in here.
  10. ALWAYS make sure your Rex's chain is kept clean, and sparingly use a high-quality chain wax every 500 miles or so.

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