Welcome to the forums. Do you think some one could have drilled and taped it and had a geese fitting init.
Ya I know all about that binding up around the front gear. Thats why I had to be toed out of the woods. No Fun! You don't want to bust that crank case.YOur chain may start getting too much slack in it and if it throws one i've seen them tear up a crank case or bind up all around the front gear.