Chain Tensioner Chain tensioner

Discussion in 'Transmission / Drivetrain' started by tombomb_22, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. tombomb_22

    tombomb_22 New Member

    Hi there, fairly new to this whole motorized bike scene, but does anyone here know where I could buy a chain idler spring loaded tensioner? To compensate for my chain going tight then loose (slightly buckled wheel).
    Be great if theres a place that sends to Australia.

    (Sorry if this has been covered before)

  2. professor

    professor Active Member

    Tom, the condition of the wheel has nothing to do with the chain action.
    One or (unlikely) both of the sprockets have the center hole out of perfect location. Guys here have made their own tensioner.
    But if anyone knows of a spring one- please say so.
  3. tombomb_22

    tombomb_22 New Member

    Hi again, thanks for your help so far.
    Could you give me the heads up as to what the 'centre hole' is?
    What method did you use to true up your wheel sprocket?
    Cheers again mate,