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Tensioner Blade PD 9R, Covered with "S" green - Home-Brewed

Sebastian Huber

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VOC Member
Hello,

although having no experiences with hard ruber vulcanized version I couldn`t chump up by wondering where the abrasive wear will go to.
When looking for another solution years ago I cam accidentially across a piece of "S" green profile, the most dedicated material for this job.
> www.murtfeldt.de > has some snap-on profiles but none of them will match with dimensions of VIN Tensioner Blade.
Couldn`t find the profile I used in actaully version of their home page catalogue but I`m shure it was bought from this company years ago.

This solution workes perfect since 2010 with about 10.000 mls - my very fist three seasons on a Vincent.
(hope I won`t be shot by an Australian supplier)

The wire fixing the "S" green profile lies under the blade. No danger that they may ever be cuted by primary chain.

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Wiser men will say "what a hapy man, he has time to spent on problems that are alredy solved",
but to see the world with the eyes of an engeneer doesn´t make things easier.


Sebastian,
the Bavarian
 

Peter Holmes

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VOC Member
Very good, But I thought the point of the grooves on the standard one was that now the rollers were in contact ? Cheers Bill.
I suppose the problem is that the tensioner blade does not start off grooved, the grooves only get there as a by product of abrasive wear, but where does all that worn off metal go, I guess that the particles that do not get removed in oil changes just slosh around the chaincase and into your main bearings and sprockets etc.
 
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