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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-27-2018, 04:53 PM Thread Starter
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Does chain run even with swing arm??

Purchased a 2011 raptor 125 and noticed the chain runs at an angle away from the swing arm . Is this normal ? Or should I dig into it and replace the rear carrier bearings? Thanks
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-27-2018, 06:50 PM
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put it on some blocks, spin the rear wheels and really look at whats going on. Should be straight.

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It has to be straight. If it is not the something is bent or out of alignment. Chain that is not running straight is damaging itself and other components. It also causes additional power losses. Check skid plate, axle, sprocket hub, swingarm.

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