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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 09-28-2009, 01:35 AM Thread Starter
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I don't really know what thread to put this in, and rather than send out a PM to everyone I thought I'd just ask in a general-forum-sort-of-way.

I have chain and front sprocket on order and was hoping that someone with in the Seattle area might have an pneumatic ratchet/tool set that I might by chance be able to mosey over and use.

I could bring the beer if desired.

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I don't really know what thread to put this in, and rather than send out a PM to everyone I thought I'd just ask in a general-forum-sort-of-way.

I have chain and front sprocket on order and was hoping that someone with in the Seattle area might have an pneumatic ratchet/tool set that I might by chance be able to mosey over and use.

I could bring the beer if desired.

Thanks ahead.

Mike
Got one...Mac and I used it to put the 16T fronts on. I'll be around the next few weekends...

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Got one...Mac and I used it to put the 16T fronts on. I'll be around the next few weekends...

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Ok...I'll keep that in mind. Thanks.

Just got to wait for the parts to arrive.....
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Do you have a riveting tool for the chain? I don't...

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Is this to take the stock off (break it) or to put the new one on?
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Is this to take the stock off (break it) or to put the new one on?
Yes, you grind pins to break the chain and use the tool to rivet the new pins. The ones I've seen are not cheap...you may want a dealer to do the chain. That's my plan when new chain time comes...

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I'll have to look into either buying one or borrowing one then. The chain I bought looks as if it assembles together by a master link (I be able to be certain once I have in possession), will I need the tool for it still, or just one to break the OEM chain?

Thanks again for the help.
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I'll have to look into either buying one or borrowing one then. The chain I bought looks as if it assembles together by a master link (I be able to be certain once I have in possession), will I need the tool for it still, or just one to break the OEM chain?

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Just need a grinder to get the stock one off...I haven't seen a master link with a clip on a 520 chain, but there may be a master link desgined to work with a chain rivet tool...

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I pulled up the chain detail from RK's website. Sad news for me is that rather than being a clip, it is a rivet.

I'll see what I can do about finding a tool (oh the jokes that I can think of).

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I pulled up the chain detail from RK's website. Sad news for me is that rather than being a clip, it is a rivet.

I'll see what I can do about finding a tool (oh the jokes that I can think of).
I would get RK's tool if you can...it should work great with their chain.

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I wouldn't get the RK tool - it's just the Motion-Pro tool marked up so they can make an extra profit...

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I wouldn't get the RK tool - it's just the Motion-Pro tool marked up so they can make an extra profit...

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Even better! Thanks Gustavo...

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