Renthal o-ring chains

3 replies to this topic
  • djo269

Posted August 04, 2005 - 08:39 PM


On this used 03' yz450 I bought, the renthal chain has o-rings that look dried and cracked. The whole chain looks dry and probably hasnt seen a good oiling lately. Can I bring the o-rings and chain back to life or is this chain shot to hell?

  • cheekz

Posted August 05, 2005 - 04:07 AM


give it some oil and try it,i use 3 fingers off the swing arm 2 the chain and it should be tight 2 ur index finger if its wanked get a new 1 soon

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  • sirthumpalot

Posted August 07, 2005 - 04:27 PM


Run it until the links start to kink. :D

  • Satch0922

Posted August 07, 2005 - 05:14 PM


judging a chain by when the links start to kink is not a good thing. My Regina O-Ring (Renthal) kinked the links when new...and then when broken in it was fine.

If you can see the o-rings are cracked...go ahead and replace it.

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