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post #1 of 5 Old 01-11-17, 14:25 Thread Starter
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Making an OEM tensioner a manual adjusting tensioner

My tensioner has seen better days.

I was going to order an APE manual adjusting one, but after looking at how simple its construction is, why not make a manual variant from the original?

I did search for another thread on this, maybe listing a con that I didn't consider, but it doesn't look like anyone has tried this

Any reason why this would not be possible?

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Pretty big consequences if it goes wrong. $60 is worth the peace of mind to me.
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Pretty big consequences if it goes wrong. $60 is worth the peace of mind to me.

Yeah this, your engine is worth more than 60 bucks.
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The oem housing doesnt have enough material for a good strong threaded bolt. $60 really is worth it.
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Thanks guys, that is valuable advice.

$60 would be pocket change vs if it did fail

2006 Triumph Daytona 675 - 36000km - Project
1990 Suzuki Bandit 400 Limited - 82000km Accident damaged
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