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Chain Adjustment - Index Marks

Discussion in 'Bling and Appearance' started by Chief, Sep 28, 2006.

  1. There appeared to be more slack than the recommended 30-40 mm so I've just attempted my first chain adjustment on my CB400.

    The notches on the axle washer were lined up with the index marks on both sides of the bike. I moved the adjustment one notch further to the rear and then thechain was then far too tight.

    Here's my question. Is it OK for the alignment notch to be lined up say, half way between the indicator marks or is that just too hard to judge for accurate axle alignment. While I know its important, how critical is it that they are spot on lined up with the index marks on each side?