Cam chain tensioner

5 replies to this topic
  • Dangerranger1973

Posted March 17, 2016 - 04:29 PM


Does anyone make a manual adjust tensioner for the 13 yz450

  • TN Dirt Rider

Posted March 17, 2016 - 05:00 PM


I bought an APE tensioner for my old 03 250f, wonder if it would work. Never installed, got it around here somewhere

  • drtrcr400

Posted March 17, 2016 - 05:45 PM


Why would you want a manual tensioner when the stock one is a proven reliable design? The only time they really fail is due to poor maintenance habits.

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  • Dangerranger1973

Posted March 18, 2016 - 06:39 AM


I have had it jump time 2 times and this last time it took the head out. Brand new oem tensioner 1.5 hrs into the ride jumped time

  • grayracer513

Posted March 18, 2016 - 06:53 AM


Something wrong with your chain if that happened, IMO.

  • Dangerranger1973

Posted March 18, 2016 - 07:05 AM


It's getting new chain and cams cause my intake cam looks like it has spun some in the gear.

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