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Old 05-19-2011, 04:35 PM
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Default Re: Finally built it but one problem

If you decide to use the tensioner there is the concern about the tensioner wheel aligning with the chain path. Almost without exception if mounted as is, the tensioner bracket will not allow the tensioner wheel to run true with the chain due to the tapering in, or out, of the chain stay. Consequently we recommend bending/twisting the bracket to bring the wheel in alignment with the chain. If your tensioner is installed now simply sight down the chain run from rear to the front and you'll probably be able to see what I'm talking about.
We need to do a picture tutorial on this because it's not easy to explain briefly and a photo or two would certainly help. Anyone want to volunteer?
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