Cam Chain Tensioner?

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Re: Cam Chain Tensioner?

Post by Smokingviper1 » Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:09 pm

Im also lookong for a cam chain tensioner... carnt find one anywhere... zxr400L6
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Re: Cam Chain Tensioner?

Post by Miles » Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:36 pm

Have you tried kawasaki?

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Re: Cam Chain Tensioner?

Post by Smokingviper1 » Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:46 pm

Aye but like 90 quid for new one
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Re: Cam Chain Tensioner?

Post by Miles » Sat Jan 13, 2018 4:58 pm

What makes you think you need a cct?

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Re: Cam Chain Tensioner?

Post by Smokingviper1 » Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:50 pm

Top end noise, have posted video on a 20,000 strong facebook bike group and 8/10 saying cam chain tensioner, will get it checked this week when going for carb sync... if it does need new tensioner would a 750 model tensioner fit on 400??

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Re: Cam Chain Tensioner?

Post by banner001 » Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:53 am

It's easy enough to remove the tensioner and check the ratchet mechanism, the one from the 750 won't fit. I have a new unused tensioner here, you can have it for half the Kawasaki price plus postage, I'll dig it out of the garage today and take a picture of it
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Re: Cam Chain Tensioner?

Post by banner001 » Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:55 am

For the record the cct on these bikes is very good, never had one go. More likely explanations are a broken tensioner blade, old chain, worn rocker facing, incorrect valve clearances.
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Re: Cam Chain Tensioner?

Post by Smokingviper1 » Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:37 pm

banner001 wrote:
Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:53 am
It's easy enough to remove the tensioner and check the ratchet mechanism, the one from the 750 won't fit. I have a new unused tensioner here, you can have it for half the Kawasaki price plus postage, I'll dig it out of the garage today and take a picture of it
Hi banner, thanks alot for the offer i will ket u know when i see mechanic on Tuesday or Wednesday this week when go for carb sync and see what they say, also ordered that tensioner was inky 18 quid, if not fit il just resell
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