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Old 10-06-10, 09:10 AM   #1
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Default Cam Chain Tensioner - Which one?

Hi guys

Quick Q - Would I be best off getting a new original tensioner from Suzuki for me 2001 curvey, or getting a 2nd hand k3 one which is said to be more reliable? Feel a bit silly going into the dealers and ordering some head bolts for an 01 and a tensioner for an 03 :P
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Old 10-06-10, 10:39 AM   #2
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Default Re: Cam Chain Tensioner - Which one?

The K3 version is much better as it has a spring and ratchet, as opposed to the original version which just has a spring and gets clogged and stuck.
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Old 10-06-10, 11:50 AM   #3
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Default Re: Cam Chain Tensioner - Which one?

The K3 one goes straight into a curvy and is loads better, have done it myself. You'll need the end plug etc. that goes with it (the complete set).
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