First I'm going to loosen the big nut on the axle. Using the adjustable wrench I'm going to set the wrench to the correct size. It's important that th...
One of my favorite things in the TechShop is the Auto Bay. I love that members can bring their vehicles here to do mundane routine maintenance or complex customization. Today I need to adjust my motorcycle chain. Yes! You can work on motorcycles in the auto bay too.
In terms of tools I'm going to use a 13mm crescent wrench and a large adjustable crescent wrench. I'm also going to use a caliper later to ensure that my wheel is correctly aligned.
The axle of the motorcycle has a nut on one side. There are also adjusters built into each side of the swingarm. Currently the chain has too much slack so I will loosen the axle nut and adjust the tensioners to take the slack out.