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Old 10-22-2009, 10:37 AM
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Default Re: Cranbrook, Chain shake/flap/slap

Originally Posted by BarelyAWake View Post
Yeah - I can see that, but sadly I still don't have the clearance for even a lil tiny cotter pin lol It'd clip the chainstay and/or kickstand mount (rear mounted) - my master link just clears (even under any side to side play), that cotter pin could just touch... bad news I bet. Heh - my build is a very tight squeeze
I've always had clearance issues when using the 1/2 links too. I don't use them on the engine side anymore; instead I use a smaller 1/2 link on the pedaling chain. This trick doesn't work for bikes with derailleurs though...
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