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    META 55 chain guide?

    Hi guys,

    I have a confusion here.

    Since there is no tab for the chain guide on my META 55, I bought a DA BOMB RECOIL 2012 chain guide that came together with the tab for BB setup.
    Yes, I am going to 1x9 setup.

    However, I found difficulty to figure out how many spacers needed on the drive side.
    According to the DA BOMB manual, it said 2 spacers but, this did not work for me.
    The chainring bolts tab for the middle ring of my XTR M970 crank rubbing the chain guide plate.

    Then, I add one more spacer (now 3) but I loose the usage of the highest gear because the chain is being blocked by the top guide.

    Any idea guys?

    HELPPPP!!

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    make sure you are installing the BB spacers between the BB shell and guide, as opposed to spacers between the bearing cup and guide.
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    Hey! I installed an e.thirteen e-type guide on my 5.5...I ended up using one spacer between the bb shell and the guide. It actually didn't work well initially, but I figured out that part of it was a loose rear hub. Every time I cycled the pedals, the hub assembly moved very slightly. Once I got that figured out, it works almost perfectly. There's pretty much no rub now.

    Maybe this isn't the issue with you, but it was an unusual solution to a similar problem.

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    hi guys! i am also building a Meta 5.5 Carbon i just got and i plan to make a 1x10 -- would you guys recommend on going with an ISCG adapter, or a BB mount to keep it simpler (and maybe lighter)?

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