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post #1 of 4 Old 06-11-2019, 01:09 PM Thread Starter
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Front sprocket

Well I tryed the 15 tooth front sprocket. The chain can't feed thru with it there is no room I don't know how guys get it to work but I doesn't work for my bike. But I am keeping the 30 tooth on the rear wheel. As that's said my bike is done. It took me about 9 months to make it.
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post #2 of 4 Old 06-11-2019, 04:14 PM
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It seems that the 15 tooth works on some bikes but not others. I put one on one of my '85's and it fit with no problems. Others have said they could not make it fit. Might be the way they are machined - one having deeper cogs than the other? I don't know, I think the one I bought was a JT sprocket but can't be sure now.

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post #3 of 4 Old 06-11-2019, 10:21 PM
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I've also heard that the chain may be at fault. Thicker chains bind.

Keepin' all the left over parts. Gonna use 'em to build another bike!

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post #4 of 4 Old 06-13-2019, 10:54 PM Thread Starter
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Yes you are right flight. I didn't realize it but I bought a heavy duty chain. With a stock chain I should just clear but I'm afraid the bike will be horribly underpowered. Especially since I live near Pittsburgh with alot of hills. I road tested the bike it rides nice Ill keep the 14/30 for now. This winter I might take the bike apart again to cut some brackets off the frame that aren't in use and I'm thinking of fixing the original cylinder head.
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