loose chain. need help adjusting
Posted June 10, 2006 - 04:20 PM
Posted June 10, 2006 - 07:34 PM
Posted June 11, 2006 - 03:05 AM
many people have opted to use a small amount of silicon sealant( roof and gutter type) under the chain slider for two reasons. about 8-10mm thick
1 the chain can chew into the swing arm if the slider wears through without being noticed ( ive think i read that it had chewed to the extent the swingarm started to crack?? not sure)
2 often wr people have mentioned the chain knocking against the swing arm and the silicon acts as a shock absorber under the slider and quietens it down. this is often caused when 'lugging' or using the low down torque part of the rev range.
as for tension, be very careful not to over tighten the chain and then go off a jump as when the suspension compresses, the chain tightens and can have terrible consequences.
make sure after you have tightenend it that you put your weight on the seat and and compress the rear as far as you can and check there is still some slack. manual will have more technical info i guess.
Posted June 11, 2006 - 06:55 AM
Posted June 11, 2006 - 07:30 AM