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After changing my chain, I can't get both sides of the adjustment in. The chain side is on the 6th mark, right where it should be but I can't get the exhaust side past the fifth mark. The adjustment bolt is loose enough, but I just can't get it in line.

Any tips?

Later,
Chrome...
 

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Yeah, the notches on the adjustment pieces appear to be completely out of whack. Use a ruler instead, and measure to the rear axle from the same point on the frame, like the swingarm pivor, like Lost said. Don't rely on the lines.
 

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As others have already noted, the brackets are not a good measure. The axle is able to move without moving the bracket. Use a ruler and take small steps.

1. With axle nut loose, loosen both adjusting nuts on the back of swingarm, so the axle is allowed to slide forward a good bit.
2. Snug up axle nut, but not tight enough so the axle cannot slide.
3. Use adjusting nuts on back to pull the axle back so chain is slightly looser than spec.
4. Tighten up axle nut a bit more.
5. Focus on chain side to get proper tension. But, every time you adjust chain side, measure distance on chain side and make the right side match. Use small steps, because if you overshoot and move the axle too far back it throws things off when you knock it forward.
6. Torque axle nut to spec.

Hope that made sense... it did in my head.
 

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I know this isn't as accurate as measuring from the axle, but I think it's pretty close. On both sides I measured from the end of the swing arm (swing arm, not the adjuster) an arbitrary length about six inches forward of the axle. From there I got the tension set, tapped the little pointers all the way back and measured from the leading edge to the lines I made.

Mainly what I was going for was a way to measure and be consistent with the ruler so there was no tilting the ruler since it was on a flat surface. Now I know I'm taking a leap in hoping the pointers on each side were the same shape but it seemed to work.
 

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And, as mentioned above, remember that both torque arm fasteners (torque arm from the brake caliper forward) must be loosened. Don't forget to retighten when you're done.
 
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