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Wo ist die Rennstrecke?
 
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Location: Brooks, GA
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I called Neil Harvey today and told him about the problem. Even he stated that he uses the carrera hydraulic tensioners on race motors and has not had one crap out in a very long time. He said one of a couple things is going on: chain is worn (too long) or the cam center to crank center has been shortened somehow (shaved heads, new cylinders, etc). So, he offered to make me a couple of hardened steel caps to go over the tensioner pistons in order to put greater tension on the chains. Although my chains seem taught, I think the tension could be tighter. The only other option is to use mechanical chain tensioners - which I am OK with since I would use the race tensioners made by JB Racing. Let's see....
Old 05-28-2008, 07:13 PM
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