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Old 11-22-19, 02:47 PM
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Originally Posted by madpogue View Post
if cleaning a chain makes it skip, it was probably shot in the first place.
This is the best summation of "cleaning chains makes" them longer.

Cleaning a chain that is in spec will not make enough of a difference to matter, and will keep it in spec longer than not cleaning it...
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