Go Back   DIY Go Kart Forum > Building Plans And Advice > Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 06-20-2019, 07:05 PM
Cb33 Cb33 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2019
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Sprocket and chain alignment for Baja mini bike

I just got a predator 212 and am trying to mount it on a Baja doodle bug, how do I make sure/check that the sprocket and chain alignment are straight?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-20-2019, 07:22 PM
mckutzy mckutzy is online now
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: bc, canada
Posts: 7,384
Thanks: 817
Thanked 1,767 Times in 1,458 Posts
Default

Visually, then a straight edge long enough to touch each sprocket...
__________________
10yr+ club..... My current ride- http://www.diygokarts.com/vb/showthread.php?t=5461
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to mckutzy For This Useful Post:
Panhead5496 (06-21-2019)
  #3  
Old 09-12-2019, 08:08 PM
madprofessor madprofessor is offline
Erased.
 
Join Date: Sep 2019
Posts: 53
Thanks: 1
Thanked 17 Times in 13 Posts
Default

My entire career in HVACR lining up everything from 1/4 hp. blowers to 4mil. BTU airshacks I kept a thin metal yardstick in my truck for aligning drives. All that matters is putting an edge against the flat of your large sprocket that won't flex in the 90 degree angle. You can flex and bend your choice of guide stick all you want to snake it where you want, as long as you keep the rigid edge pressed hard against the flat side of one drive or the other.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:36 PM.