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    Rattling noise on drivetrain, chainline perfectly straight

    I'm hearing some noise from my drivetrain.
    At first i suspected the chainline.
    Got a new crankset and got a perfect chainline.
    The noise is still there.
    No idea what it could be.

    The chain is from another bike that I had
    Crankset are sram omniums
    Rear cog is a all-city stainless 17t

    Will post video and pictures later today

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    Blaster of Reality Scrodzilla's Avatar
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    New drivetrain components are usually a little noisy, especially when using an old chain.

    Also, your chain is probably too tight.

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    Never use an old worn chain with a new chainring and cog.
    What, Me Worry? - Alfred E. Neuman

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    I'd like to think i have as much money as brains.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TejanoTrackie View Post
    Never use an old worn chain with a new chainring and cog.

    "Neither do people put old chains on a new drivetrain. If they do, the chainring and cog will wear; the chain will rattle out and the ride will be ruined. No, they put new chains onto new drivetrains, and both are preserved." - Mt 9:17


    (it's possible my translation is a tad different, however )

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    Does your chain have tight and loose spots? Your chainring might not be perfectly centered. I had a noisy drivetrain and then did this and it spins with relatively no noise. Also my components are not nearly as nice as yours.

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    What do you mean if its centered?
    And if it isnt, how can i make it right?

    The chain isn't that old, bought it last march
    Last edited by ASpecialWaffle; 08-15-14 at 02:42 AM. Reason: forgot something

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