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chain tensioner help

Postby clemo2k1 » Fri Nov 23, 2012 19:59 pm

hi i have a blackspire stinger chain tensioner that mounts behing the bb (FSA platnum ISIS) how do i mount it without altering the chain line when i fit it the chain almost touches the chainstay and i cant set up gears with it fitted. any idas apreciated.

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Re: chain tensioner help

Postby nicklouse » Fri Nov 23, 2012 20:04 pm

1 it is not a tensioner there is no spring.

if the BB is 68mm you will need a new 68mm E type fit FSA BB.
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Re: chain tensioner help

Postby golfergmc » Sat Nov 24, 2012 22:22 pm

Sorry to threadjack but if I fit a Heim chain guide to a gxp bb will I need a new bb to stop altering the chain line.
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Re: chain tensioner help

Postby nicklouse » Sat Nov 24, 2012 22:27 pm

golfergmc wrote:Sorry to threadjack but if I fit a Heim chain guide to a gxp bb will I need a new bb to stop altering the chain line.

there is no BB to change for width.

more info needed. what width BB. what fitting device.
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Re: chain tensioner help

Postby golfergmc » Sat Nov 24, 2012 22:35 pm

Heim 3 guide for triple and 68mm shimano bb on a kona tanuki.
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Re: chain tensioner help

Postby nicklouse » Sat Nov 24, 2012 22:40 pm

nicklouse wrote:
golfergmc wrote:Sorry to threadjack but if I fit a Heim chain guide to a gxp bb will I need a new bb to stop altering the chain line.

there is no BB to change for width.

more info needed. what width BB. what fitting device.


golfergmc wrote:Heim 3 guide for triple and 68mm shimano bb on a kona tanuki.


so which is it Shimano or GXP?

two very different things.

and what fitting is the guide?
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Re: chain tensioner help

Postby golfergmc » Sat Nov 24, 2012 23:14 pm

Sorry, gxp the guide goes between the bb and frame.
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Re: chain tensioner help

Postby nicklouse » Sat Nov 24, 2012 23:24 pm

just remove the spacer from the drive side as the guide takes up the space.
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Re: chain tensioner help

Postby golfergmc » Sat Nov 24, 2012 23:39 pm

Thanks.
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