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'00 DRZ stock chain — NO MASTERLINK??

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Am I nuts? I can't find the freaking link...anyone? I have a cutter if necessary. 🙂

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stock chain is endless.grind the head off the pins and pop the side plate off if you plan on keeping the chain.

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Your are not going crazy, the stocker has no masterlink.

if you are fitting a new chain grind the heads of one of the links and use a center punch to knock the pins out.

The new chain, you can use a rivetable link or a clip type, your choice.

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Your are not going crazy, the stocker has no masterlink.

if you are fitting a new chain grind the heads of one of the links and use a center punch to knock the pins out.

The new chain, you can use a rivetable link or a clip type, your choice.

Any advantage to using the rivetable? I've always just used the clip type. 🙂

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The rivet link is just peace of mind.

The clip type can wear or get damaged, i have had one come off when i had my KDX and i had no spare on the bike, so then after that i always carried a spare link and never needed it, it is still clipped to the clutch cable on the bike at the new owners, go figure 🙂

I could not find anyone near here with the tool to rivet my new DID chain so i went with the clip type on my Drz and so far so good, i keep a check on it though.

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