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Old 07-26-18, 11:09 AM
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KMC Z33 Chain Questions

I just ordered a KMC Z33NP off ebay but what I received was a Z33 Silver. Funny thing is, I still have a box from a Z33NP I bought a year ago and the bar code is the same as the Z33 Silver. 766759930264 Did the silver replace the NP? Is there a big enough difference that I should have it replaced?
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Is the nickel plated chain also silver in color?

This opinion is no, it does not mater to your bike which chain is used. Both will have the same shape/dimension and are steel just below whatever coating is suggested. Will it mater to you? That I won't speculate. Andy
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Old 07-26-18, 05:29 PM
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It's silver because it's nickel plated. The KMC website shows only 2 Z33 models: Brown and Silver (NP).

Install, ride, enjoy (unless you paid more than $15 for it, then you might interact with the seller)
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It's not a big deal. I assmued the nickle plate was a better finish since they charge a couple bucks more for it. I'm waiting for a response from the seller. He may know more.
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Different models, different packages, same bar code.
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One says Touring - Index and the other says Touring - Non-index (??) Makes no sense. My guess is packaging/graphics changes for same product.
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They're both for members and non-members only.
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If anything a price adjustment for the difference in product otherwise no real impact.
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