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Old 02-11-2016, 09:49 AM
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Default Re: Listen to your elders

Allen's advice is critical. That tensioner bracket will need to be bent/twisted to get the wheel to align with the centerline of the chain path. This is never mentioned in the poor instructions that come with the kits.

A subject (suggestion) that hasn't been mentioned much lately is using a skateboard wheel as a tensioner. There are several good threads detailing how this is done. Type 'skateboard wheel' into the 'Search' box and see what others have done.

The most important thing is to use a wheel that is one piece and not layered. A good quality urethane wheel seems to work best. Good luck.

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