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PostPosted: Sun Nov 26, 2006 1:10 pm 
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i cant quite remember how to set this..is it you put it in small small and adjust so the chain doesnt quite touch the top jockey??


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 26, 2006 1:25 pm 
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Or the official Shimano way is big big + 2 complete links for short cage mechs, + 3 complete for long mechs. ( a complete link is the narrow and wide link paired if you see what I mean)

Or if you run 11-28 and 26-36-46 then just take 6 links off a new chain and it will fit.


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Largest chainring, smallest sprocket the two jockey wheels should be inline vertically. If theres big jumps in the cassette, a full sus frame or your not sure run it on the longer side of the equation :)


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