how to add a link to a motorcycle chain

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1. Ensure your chain is the right length and that both ends of the chain are open inner links,(using a chain breaker) as needed. 2.Insert the links through the chain鈥檚 open ends so they oppose each other. Pay close attention to any markings on the quick link.

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