Chain riveting tool
blackgpz at rochester.rr.com
Wed Feb 21 14:34:35 PST 2007
I tried using that same tool once and it's barely adequate for a 530 chain.
Glad I borrowed it instead of bought it, I thought it was a POS. This is the
tool to get. It's a duplicate of tool offered by DID for riveting their
chains. It's foolproof and very heavy duty. Two thumbs up from me!
Steve in Western NY
'02 Daytona 955i
"You Can't Fix Stupid", Ron White
----- Original Message -----
From: "Julian Solomensky" <jsolo at solo-tek.com>
To: <gpzlist at micapeak.com>
Sent: Wednesday, February 21, 2007 12:52 AM
Subject: Re: Chain riveting tool
> Hello D,
> Get a few extra master links.
> FIrst time I did it I busted 3 master links before I got it right.
> Also went through 2 pins in the tool.
> 2nd time around (30 or 35K miles later) I got it right the first time.
> I got my motion pro tool from jc whitney.. It was $90 or so at the time.
> This is the fancy deluxe tool.
> The last chain I got came with special removable spacers that went in the
> link to protect the rubber xrings. After you press/peen the pins, you
> remove the spacers.
> I got a EK 530 ZVX chain last time from ebay. $150 shipped. For stock
> fitment you need 112 links. I got the 120 link and broke it to the size
> Tuesday, February 20, 2007, 11:43:16 PM, you wrote:
>> Hey gang,
>> I have a new chain and rivet link on order. I would like to do the rivet
>> link myself instead of taking it to the stealership. Anyone out there
>> a riviet tool they would like to loan me? (or sell for a bargin price).
>> wisdom on dos and don'ts for this project?
>> Dennis P
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> Best regards,
> Julian mailto:jsolo at solo-tek.com
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