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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-08-2012, 11:02 PM Thread Starter
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How to adjust manual Cam Chain Tensioner on 2009 Ninja 250R

How do I adjust a manual Cam Chain Tensioner on 2009 Ninja 250R?

I just bought one from Kawasaki Cam Chain Tensioners
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once it's installed tighten it to hand tight, turn the bike on and back off the tensioner until you hear the cam chain rattle a bit, then tighten it until it stops, go another 1/4 turn or so and tighten the lock nut. you don't want to over-tighten it or you can do serious engine damage.

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check out kreigercamchaintensioners.com. solved my issue at half the costs. comes with very detailed instructions.
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