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Old 06-25-2014, 11:12 AM
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Default Re: (Motorized Bike Kit) Good Chain Tension Setting rear sproket

CT's input is appreciated. I forgot to mention that you'd need to loosen the bolts, Duh.

The reason I use the pointer method instead of trying to center the sprocket hole to the hub is that I've had sprockets that were made poorly and the center hole wasn't exactly centered. You could center the hole to the hub but the outer diameter, the sprocket teeth, weren't concentric to the hub. Naturally those bad sprockets could have been a fluke and most are made better. I just stuck to the pointer method to assure myself that the sprocket was centered.

Like everything else about this hobby there is usually more than one way to achieve the right results. We just like for a new builder to explore all the options. Good luck.

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