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Old 12-13-02, 02:20 AM
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Originally posted by gmason

??? What kind of running gear requires that? And here I thought I was learning about this stuff. Always room for (much) more.
I never claimed it was something one might do often but there could be a situation whereby someone's ratcheting (possibly to clear an obstacle). Of course one would not attempt to shift while doing this but I imagine that the combination of attempting to shift while backpedalling could compress the PowerLink both logitudinally and laterally thereby causing a seperation of the sideplates... especially with a sticking unlubed chain. It's a longshot I realise.
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