Honda: INNOVA125i(2010); CBR250R(2013)
Hey, you bought a good chain, at reasonable price too.Hi all!
I was planning to clean and lube my chain when I noticed that the chain looks very loose and I think at the end of it's life:
Also, I bought this 108 link chain in 2016 and I think it's good.
Can I have your thoughts?
The easiest way to spot a chain that has ended its life is to do slack test: Turn the wheel to a few different points, and if the slack is not uniform at such a level that it is no longer possible to get the allowed slack range (20-30mm), it's time to replace it. And it is possible to pre-replace even when not exceeding the allowable slack range, in order to maintain the uniformity of the power transmission, etc.
From the picture you took, this one:
From your "ruler", yes, even from the "ruler" you can see that it is time to replace the chain.
To replace a chain you will need a special tool that pulls out the penis (Breaks the chain), and then crushes the new pins into place. You already have such a tool? Do you have previous experience working with a similar tool?
My Tip1: It is always worth **checking on this occasion what is the condition of the slider Part no': 52170-KYJ-900 (Link to Partzilla)
**At the OWNER'S MANUAL P.66
Tip 2: What is the condition of the gears(Front & Rear)?