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C-Clip or press on master link ??

Will the C-Clip last ?? Looking to get a new chain and it comes with a C-Clip .

Is that a bad thing or should I bring it to the stealership to press one on...

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I'd get the press on one, they dont lose the little C clip because they dont have one.
 

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If there was a choice, I'd get a press on, however, you'll typically find a clip type, which will be just fine. that clip wont come off very gracefully.
 

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I raced for 14 years with clip type master links and never had any reason to worry. I did put a turn of wire around it though. Hell I safety wired the foot pegs too.

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id go for the rivet type though... just for piece of mind.

its not pretty when that two cent clip fails... the chain comes whipping around and can punch a nice hole in the engine... if it can do that, just imagine what it would do to your leg.

should I bring it to the stealership to press one on...
no you should just do it yourself.
 

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rivet type is better but masters work just as well and you dont need special tools to install. if your worried about the clip falling out a trick is to put a gob of rtv or jb weld on it to hold it in place.
 

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kit352 said:
rivet type is better but masters work just as well and you dont need special tools to install. if your worried about the clip falling out a trick is to put a gob of rtv or jb weld on it to hold it in place.
you really don't need special tools to install , unless a hammer and a punch are that unusual , just need a chain breaker to remove or a good grinder.
 
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