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Author Topic: Rubber Tipped Primary Chain Tensioner Bolt  (Read 1535 times)


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Rubber Tipped Primary Chain Tensioner Bolt
« on: February 02, 2008, 02:34:44 am »
Hi everyone.

Can anyone comment on the whether the Rubber Tipped Primary Chain Tensioner Bolts actually quitens primary noise.  I have the standard setup and am not sure whether noise I hear is from the primary or the gearbox. The noise is not excessive by any means however if the Rubber Tipped bolt makes a noticable difference I may consider installing one.



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Re: Rubber Tipped Primary Chain Tensioner Bolt
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2008, 03:17:18 am »
Can't say I noticed a huge 'sudden silence' when I fitted mine. I did though have to grind down the lock nut a bit thinner as that rubber head section makes the bolt a bit longer and as my primary chain hasn't yet stretched at all it was a tight fit otherwise!!!!
Think it is cheap enough to do this job if you have to cover off anyway as I did  ;)
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