chain noise?

GPZer gpzer at
Wed Apr 11 20:30:47 PDT 2007

Did you put the chain on in the correct direction?
If you put the chain on facing the wrong way, it will make that noise.


P.S.  Just Joking

> Hi all.
> I recently replaced my chain and sprockets (thanks to EVERYBODY who 
> replied to my query for help...Art Lischer, your pics confirmed my 
> setup...thanks hugely ;-D)
> Thing, new parts added...and I get a really neat sounding 
> whine.  It wasn't there on the last set of final-drive gear, so I'm not 
> sure what to make of it.  I've only managed maybe 50 miles or so since 
> the new parts went on, which means I don't know if it's going to wear 
> off with mileage and time, or if I'm stuck with it.  All my bearings are 
> good, chain slack is a just a tad on the loose side (and that's another 
> question...when torqued down, the chain wants to tighten up 
> idea why, as nothing appears amiss...)
> Anybody have some input, perhaps, on these things?  I'm confused as to 
> *why* they're there..when nothing is mechanically wrong.
> Thanks everyone..
> Spoone (confused in kirkland)

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