Chain Tensioner chain tension?

Discussion in 'Transmission / Drivetrain' started by gomabman, Apr 24, 2011.

  1. gomabman

    gomabman New Member

    How tight does the chain need to be? When I have too much slack, the chain always comes off.:confused:

  2. DuctTapedGoat

    DuctTapedGoat Active Member

    1 cm slack, make sure your alignment is good with the chain tensioner.
  3. Motocruiser

    Motocruiser Member

    Drive chain should be as taught as the crank or peddle chain. personally i dont like slack in my chains so they are tighter than...well lets just leave it at tight.