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post #16 of 18 Old 04-18-2017, 03:03 PM
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+1 on the Motion Pro Chain Alignment Tool

You can also use a metal ruler/straight edge. Hold it against the rear sprocket under the chain and look over the top of the chain to line it up with the straight edge.

Or you can go all out and get the laser tool: Luster Care Laser for CAT Chain and Belt Alignment Tool

+1 on the DuPont Chain Saver

I like this chain lube a lot. It doesn't collect dirt/grime, and it doesn't fling off all over everything.

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Guys I love this forum. Great advice. And no one called me an idiot for wanting my chain aligned too much
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post #18 of 18 Old 04-19-2017, 07:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Eurodriver View Post
Guys I love this forum. Great advice. And no one called me an idiot for wanting my chain aligned too much
To me, the only person who's really an idiot is the one who doesn't ask for advice and tries to blunder on through it. If you want to be concerned about the chain, be more concerned with keeping it clean, properly lubricated and at the right tension.

Besides, I contend with Asperger Syndrome (and have done before it became a 'thing') which comes with a bizarre mix of OCD and ADHD.
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