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    complete ss conversion kits?

    Was wondering if there were any out there. I dont really want to piece one together if there is a kit id rather buy it as a whole. Thanks.

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    Need to give us a bit more info.

    Are you taking a current bike and converting or looking for a kit from the ground up?


    If your using a current ride go out and get your self a can of unboltium and get to it. Remove all things geared, find a cog for the rear and cut some spacers from some piping could even be PVC (It works). Unbolt the granny gear and use the big ring for a bash gaurd, or find a set of shorty bolts. Pick up a tensioner and your set. Of course this is a low buck build, if you waant to go bling speed then there is that option also.

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    Im lookin at converting a trek that I got. Dont want a ground up kit, just the crank or sprocket and the cog.

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    I think you could use your existing cranks, a bit like suggested above. You need a cog, spacers and a tensioner. Lots of people have been praising the Rennen tensioner and adjustable spacer. Surly, On One, Gusset and DMR are other companies that make SS conversion kits.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eric Hoefer
    Any reviews on that tensioner that's included in the kit?

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    Soulcraft has one..

    Quote Originally Posted by bitterrider
    Was wondering if there were any out there. I dont really want to piece one together if there is a kit id rather buy it as a whole. Thanks.
    http://www.soulcraftbikes.com/id57.htm

    The cost is about $155

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    Quote Originally Posted by yater
    Any reviews on that tensioner that's included in the kit?
    it is pretty much a 'stock' push down spring tensioner...the spring on that particular tensioner (Misfit) has been modified. it is external, much stronger and less prone to deformation/breakage and malfunction (then other internal spring versions - generic of course).

    the cost within that kit is roughly 15-18$...yes you COULD get a 'better' tensioner for double to triple the price...but i can't justify the increase in cost to you. fact is my success rate with it is near perfect - as always, proper installation is key.
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