If the studs are the same length, then the wheel would be pretty darn close in alignment.Excellent info, especially for noobs like me. I'm a bit unclear though about keeping the wheel aligned straight and true. Do you do this by sight, or??
I posted Step 1A. Loosen Rear Brake Torsion Rod Nut (12mm). No need to remove cotter Key.@ Soul Searcher, the brake assembly rotates freely enough without taking the torsion bar nut off.
It's a rotary rubber washer friction pivot point with a torqued fastner.I have never done these steps when adjusting the chain. is there a reason for it?