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Old 12-20-2012, 06:51 PM   #305
MZRider
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Joined: Oct 2007
Location: Western MD
Oddometer: 616
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Originally Posted by danedg View Post

Everything came apart with no fuss, and upon initial inspection looks amazingly clean and in good order. The chain tensioner is certainly a lump though... It does nothing at this stage. It looks like it could be adjusted towards the chain for some tension, but I doubt it would last long. It looks like a rubber block (cracked) . Lord knows how long it was run without providing tension.

What should I be on the lookout for?
Chain stretch?
For $83 you can replace both the chain and tensioner with better quality parts.
http://www.mgcycle.com/product_info.php?products_id=978
http://www.mgcycle.com/product_info.php?products_id=347
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