Old 08-07-09, 07:07 PM
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Originally Posted by PIPMANG View Post
i don't have much room left in my track ends so i think i'll just remove a chainlink. any thoughts?
If it was my bike, I'd measure 12" of chain to check for wear. If you can find 2 rivets that are 12 1/16" apart or more, I'd replace the whole chain.

Incidentally, just because it looks kind of like oil and makes a mess doesn't mean it's a lubricant. Liquid Wrench has it's place but chain lubricant isn't it. Those tiny little $5.00 bottles of real chain lubricant that are sold in the LBS may be ridiculuously over priced but properly used one will last at least a couple of years.
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