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e13 chain guide

santacruz ownersantacruz owner Posts: 14
edited June 2010 in MTB workshop & tech
hi everyone

I could do with some advice. I've just fitted a E13 LS+1 chain guide and putting on was not a problem on my Santa Cruz jackal frame.

The problem I'm having is I've got 9 on the back with a SLX rear mech, and no matter what I do there is a slight amount of rub the side of the guide on the lowest and highest gear.

any advice would be appreciated

thanks mark


  • Just to note is a LS1+ not LS+1

  • Thread8Thread8 Posts: 479
    You will get rub in extremes of gear in any guide-Ive had one on for 2 years now and I still cant get rid of it, took it to the LBS and they said the same
    Haro Thread 8
    Please help!

    "It's like parkour, on a bike"
  • Zaskar20Zaskar20 Posts: 557
    There is a way to stop this but it involves carefully trimming the guides.

    Have a close look at the points you get the rub (inside and outside of top and bottom guides). I am presuming that this will be where the chain exits the guides.

    Then you 'trim' these points carefully with a dremmel, file or something similar, about 1mm should do it, just enough to just open out the chain exit points.

    Sorted :D

    I've done this on a LG1+ and it worked for me. Nothing worse than the sound of chain rub!
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