what size is the Stock Chain?

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  1. whosworkinthegrill

    whosworkinthegrill New Member

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    What size is the stock chain? I cant find that info anywhere. I lost my master link on a dark streetcorner and need to find a replacement :(. Ive got the 70cc china girl.
     
  2. jasonh

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    I believe it's a 415. Don't quote me on that though.,
     
  3. Pablo

    Pablo Master Bike Builder & Forum Sponsor

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    You are correct. It's 415
     
  4. whosworkinthegrill

    whosworkinthegrill New Member

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    Thank you. But that brings a new question. why have I heard of guys upgrading to a 415 chain. or that they are expensive? or that they need to grind the front sproket to make it fit? I'm confused.
     
  5. NunyaBidness

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    the 415 chain is the stock chain, most people get a 41 chain as a replacement. It also is a better quality chain too.
     
  6. whosworkinthegrill

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    If you put an American, or other chain up with the stock chain you will know. I keep the chain that comes with the kits in case it's sunday and I break one, very unlikely.
     
  8. Bikeguy Joe

    Bikeguy Joe Godfather of Motorized Bicycles

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    The "sloppiness" of the stock chain helps with any mis-alignment.
     
  9. Creative Engineering

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    My latest bike build is the GT "deuce"

    I was wondering if anyone has used bike chain?

    Did it stretch or break?

    I would think that if the sprockets were modified you could use regular bike chain. It should be able to handle the horsepower.

    The rear tire and fender are wide on this bike, I need more clearance without making major modifications.

    Jim
     
  10. Technocyclist

    Technocyclist Motorized Bicycle Senior Technologist

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    I'm using BMX YBN 1/2-1/8 half links. It's definitely a lot lighter, and I think even more durable. It broke my motorcycle chain breakers. Toughest chain I have encountered.:D

    It has'nt break, and I don't think it stretches that much...
     

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