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Old 01-04-2012, 06:41 PM   #47
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Originally Posted by GravvyTrain View Post
Well I took the advice and got the top cover off and it looked good. When I drained the oil out, I found that there wasnt much oil to drain. Now I know why it seized ... Also took the side cover off and I find a broke stud and a washer that goes below the half-circle weight. What is that mechanism called/for? Since there was no stud holding the small guide in place, it damaged the chain guide as you can see below.
That's your counterbalancer adjustment. You'll definately want to repair that.
Did you find any debris in the drained oil? You may have some pieces hanging out down in your sump.
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