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    proper chain length for full suspension ?

    hi there, what should i be using for chain length for my full-susser giant anthem? I run a 1x9 (32 front-36 rear)...notmally I use the 2 link rule but does this work for full sussers also when you take into account how far the swingarm travels at full compresion?

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    I believe the rule of thumb (2 links) still applies to FS. I think the trick is to fully compress the rear suspension while doing this measurement. That way you incorporate the max amount of chain growth.

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    Different suspension designs have different amounts of chain growth. The only reliable way to measure is to let the air out of your shock and compress the suspension.

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