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What some of you might not realize, is that if the Heads, cyl, cam housings, etc, had been machined, which would effectivly make the chains longer than they needed to be, that would have been seen when the motor was first put together. The chains, during the first build up, were the perfect size, not too long, and not too short. The tensioners had the chains tight, and still had plenty of room to adjust the chains if need be... Now, the chains have become so long, there is no more adjusting them, as both the mechanical and hydraulic tensioners have run out of room.
I think if the chains were wrong (length) to begin with, it would have been seen at the point of build up.

We just can not believe that the chains have streched this much.
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Old 07-28-2008, 09:33 AM
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