How To Install a Chain Tensioner in a 911 Carrera?

Answer The Porsche 911 uses an innovative flat-six engine layout. The camshafts are driven by a pair of timing chains that run off of the crankshaft. Before 1983, the 911s chain's tension is maintained by... Read More »

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How to Install a Manual Cam Chain Tensioner on a 2003 Yamaha R1?

The chain used to turn a 2003 Yamaha R1's camshafts is held under constant tension by a spring-loaded automatic tensioner, keeping the camshafts synchronized with the motor's timing. Eventually, th... Read More »

How to Adjust the Cam Chain Tensioner?

The cam chain on a motorcycle is also known as the timing chain. This chain needs to be adjusted every 3,000 miles or whenever it becomes noisy when riding. A noisy cam chain is caused by wearing o... Read More »

How to Assemble a Chain Tensioner?

Chain tensioners consist of rolling toothed gears or sprockets that rotate an enclosed circle of chain on bicycles, motorcycles and chain saws. The chain circle is installed tightly onto the sprock... Read More »

Chain Tensioner Installation?

A motorcycle's drive chain endures a great deal of wear. Under normal circumstances, wear begins to show as a slight stretching between the links that will eventually cause the chain to slip off of... Read More »