Cam chain tensioners

Ernest Montague afm199 at
Sun May 17 15:31:28 PDT 2009

leave 3/16 inch slack in the chain at the tower.

On May 17, 2009, at 12:11 PM, Steve Robertson wrote:

> Ernie,
> I couldn't find any adjustment instructions on the APE website. Could 
> you
> post a link as I'm sure left to my own judgement they would be too 
> tight.
> Is it possible to buy replacement "bolts" for the APE tensioners when 
> they wear out or do people just make their own?
>> I wondered about that. I just adjusted some manuals according to the 
>> website, and they definitely don't put as much tension on the chain 
>> as the piano string tight stock ones.

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