Is this repairable?

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breakwellmz
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Is this repairable?

Postby breakwellmz » 23 Feb 2015, 1:21pm

I have a hammer, vice, superglue and the bit that has broken off, can anyone see a problem?-
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Re: Is this repairable?

Postby cycleruk » 23 Feb 2015, 1:49pm

breakwellmz wrote:I have a hammer, vice, superglue and the bit that has broken off, can anyone see a problem?-

Yep!
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Re: Is this repairable?

Postby jb » 23 Feb 2015, 1:59pm

The lengths manufacturers go to get chains to accommodate wider blocks is getting ridiculous :D
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Re: Is this repairable?

Postby tatanab » 23 Feb 2015, 2:15pm

I'd say no. But you could break off the corresponding piece on the other rivet, then cut a pair of new slots , bend it all straight and use it with a narrower chain. I'm sure that would be ok.

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Re: Is this repairable?

Postby beardy » 23 Feb 2015, 2:43pm

I am pretty sure that a power link will not last past a hundred yards.

That chain is for something a bit more powerful.

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Re: Is this repairable?

Postby mercalia » 23 Feb 2015, 3:15pm

this is a joke post?

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Re: Is this repairable?

Postby s1965c » 23 Feb 2015, 3:25pm

Looks like a 520 chain. On a big single perchance? How are your crankcases....
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Re: Is this repairable?

Postby Neil C » 23 Feb 2015, 5:04pm

breakwellmz wrote:I have a hammer, vice, superglue and the bit that has broken off, can anyone see a problem?-


I think there's a bit missing too. The bit that fits in the groove. Maybe a bit of fusewire will do as a replacement?

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Re: Is this repairable?

Postby Mick F » 23 Feb 2015, 5:14pm

At least it's clean.
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Re: Is this repairable?

Postby Thomas125 » 23 Feb 2015, 6:02pm

Straighten it out weld the broken bit back on and get it in a lathe. Job done. Good for another million miles :lol:
Was 93.4kg now 78.3kg

Next target 74.0kg

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Re: Is this repairable?

Postby CREPELLO » 23 Feb 2015, 7:36pm

I think bad chainline could be an issue here :shock:

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Re: Is this repairable?

Postby DaveP » 23 Feb 2015, 8:01pm

I always thought 12 speed would bring problems...
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Re: Is this repairable?

Postby rjb » 23 Feb 2015, 8:34pm

Yes - you need a Birmingham screwdriver. :lol:
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Re: Is this repairable?

Postby seph » 23 Feb 2015, 8:36pm

This is the CTC not the MZRC ! ( in both myself, though do more miles with 2 legs than 2 stroke!)

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Re: Is this repairable?

Postby breakwellmz » 23 Feb 2015, 8:44pm

s1965c wrote:Looks like a 520 chain. On a big single perchance? How are your crankcases....


Give that man a prize! :lol:

It took this lump out(A sprocket guard/cover retaining bolt boss ironically)I have a matching hole in the crankcase now. :roll:

I`d be interested to know what a metallurgist thinks of this.
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