Polaris 450 S Offroad Vehicle User Manual

Chain Tension Inspection
1. Collapse the suspension with an adjustable (buckle type) trailer tie down strap (1). Fas-
ten the strap around the axle and rear bumper tube.
2. Tighten the strap until a straight line (2) can be drawn from the axle to the transmission
output shaft, intersecting the swing arm pivot. This establishes the tightest chain posi-
3. At the center point of the chain (3) deflection should be 1/4" - 3/8" (6-9 mm). Use the
procedure on the following page if the chain needs adjustment.