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Old 12-23-06, 07:37 PM   #1
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running a 1/8 chain on a 3/32 chainring.

will it jackup the chainring?
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Old 12-23-06, 07:38 PM   #2
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Yeah, the 1/32" difference will rip off the teeth and spray them into your legs!
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It's completely fine. There is a slight chance of increased chain deraillment because of the extra 1/32" play, but adequate chain tension and a good chainline will prevent that.
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Old 12-23-06, 07:56 PM   #5
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Yeah, the 1/32" difference will rip off the teeth and spray them into your legs!
I just don't want to jack a new dura ace chain ring because I'm impatient.

but thanks for the wise a$$ remarks
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I hate to be this guy, but a search would have answered your question. There have been a dozen threads about this.
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i'd recommend loctite.
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Old 12-24-06, 11:23 PM   #8
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I hate to be this guy, but a search would have answered your question. There have been a dozen threads about this.
sorry I hate to be that guy too. the one that doesn't seach.
did you do a search to see if it was there?
sometimes I'm just lazy.
I knew it would work just didn't want to make my new fancy chainring dinged up because of a tiny bit of slack.

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It is how I am running at the moment because I have a 1/8" cog and 3/32" chainring. I do notice it is a little noisier though, I suppose it is the chain sliding around on the ring.
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