Cam chain tensioners

zoran zv30 at
Sun May 17 15:34:21 PDT 2009

also install oil drip catch can under rear one :)


Zoran Vujasinovic
Twin Works Factory

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ernest Montague" <afm199 at>
To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at>
Sent: Sunday, May 17, 2009 3:31 PM
Subject: Re: Cam chain tensioners

> 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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