Cam Chain tensioner 07

Ernest Montague afm199 at
Sun Feb 15 07:51:25 PST 2009

Nemmind, I just figured it out. Duh.  They went to full position when I 
pulled them out. doh.

I still wonder why the cam lobes were shiny, I have pulled a dozen cams 
that did not have a  line of wear at the tip.


On Feb 15, 2009, at 7:40 AM, Steve Robertson wrote:

> Can't comment on the wear, but my 03 has oil jets on the
> cam tensioners. Guessing it was one of the many small changes
> on all Gen2s. By all the way out, do you mean that the chains were 
> very stretched and the tensioners were taking up the max
> amount of slack possible or the other way around?
>> I just adjusted the valves on an 07 ( and noticed the CCT is yet 
>> another design and now has an oil jet).  Anyway, the bike has 15k 
>> miles on it and both CCT's were all the way out to the end of their 
>> travel. Cam lobes had a bit of wear pattern not usually seen on low 
>> mileage bikes.   Anyone heard anything about this happening on 07s?
>> Ernie

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