Cam chain replacement question.

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by Pistolero, Jan 20, 2013.

  1. Pistolero

    Pistolero W. F. O.

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    Any tips on getting this little bastard out? I'm doing my cam chains am I'm stuck here. I can't get it out.
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  2. Blackbert

    Blackbert Factory Rambler

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    Don't know what you allready tried, but basically it's an allen bolt, RH thread. I don't know the size of the allenkey from the top of my head. IIRC, the frametube is not blocking access.
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  3. Pistolero

    Pistolero W. F. O.

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    Well I got the bolt out. That's the needle bearing that supports the gear that the timing chain rides on
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  4. Head2Wind

    Head2Wind MotorcycleMayhem

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    Have you removed the tensioners yet?
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  5. Katoom72

    Katoom72 Been here awhile

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    Thanks to my good memory i knew i commented on the same problem before. :wink:

    Behold the solution. (i hope :D) Post #5 and onwards.
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  6. Head2Wind

    Head2Wind MotorcycleMayhem

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    a flat blade screw driver that fits into the bore, then torqued out of alignment to grab the part, then pulling out will also work, provided the chain has zero tension on it.
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  7. Pistolero

    Pistolero W. F. O.

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    yep the chain is loose. I'll have to wait a few days to get back in there due to school and work :puke1
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  8. Pistolero

    Pistolero W. F. O.

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    I tried that but I was a little nervous haha
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  9. Pistolero

    Pistolero W. F. O.

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    Thank you for your help :freaky.. Where would I go about finding one of those contraptions? :lol3 Google search time. I actually tried that with a bit of hose but i could not get it to stick well enough.
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  10. kamanya

    kamanya Andrew to most

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    Even cheaper...

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  11. Katoom72

    Katoom72 Been here awhile

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    Any store that sells DIY stuff. Don't know how the DIY stores in the US are called. :ear The above method is frankly the same. Even a tube, like u mentioned, should work if it's the inside right diameter so it can expand enough to put pressure and grip.

    And no thx, just a beer and some adventure stories wil do. :freaky
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