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Dirt Tricks KTM Timing Chain Tensioner

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  • Resolves issues with a slack timing chain on the KTM 4-stroke motors causing ticking sound.
  • Uses oil pressure combined with a mechanical ratchet system to prevent collapse.

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Did it as a precaution

Comments On Jul 21, 2015:No issues. Make sure you follow the instructions carefully. Not a difficult job to install.

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works great

Comments On May 26, 2015:Works great as advertised and as seen in all other reviews.

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Excellent product

Comments On May 04, 2015:I installed this in my engine after hearing a terrible rubbing noise. It sounded like the timing chain and after a little internet research I found that the stock tensioner will wear out. I replaced it with the Dirt Tricks tensioner and problem solved. Also my bike starts better than ever. I would recommend this product to anyone.

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Great Product

Comments On Apr 03, 2015:When I went to do a valve job I found my stock tensioner locked up in the extended position. I got lucky and was able to replace before a catastrophic failure. A must have for KTM RC4 engines.

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Seems good

Comments On Sep 20, 2014:I was told that this was an upgrade that should definitely be done. I wish I recorded the engine running before doing it so I could compare it, but this part is more about the oem item failing in certain situations.

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Got Insurance!!

Comments On Mar 08, 2014:This should be on all bikes ,as it will save you from destroying your top end and maybe your bottom end. Both of them!!!

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Good Design but User Error is a big issue!

Comments On Mar 03, 2014:It is nothing but my own fault for not reading the instructions after removing the tensioner when doing new rings. You ***HAVE TO MAKE SURE THE TENSIONER IS COLLAPSED FULLY BEFORE INSTALLING** otherwise this will over tension your cam chain and it will break. A symptom is poor starting ,as if your autocompression isn't working. Don't take out your piston and valves like I did due to user error...
TECH NOTE: All auto cam chain tensioners need to be collapsed before installation regardless of brand

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Worked as stated

Comments On Dec 18, 2013:I bought this to replace the factory tensioner and it was surprising how much less noise it actually makes now. I used to be able to hear the cam chain slapping around in there and it was not cool but now it runs smooth as can be! I bought it with a new piston and gaskets to do a top end rebuild but I have only done the tensioner and it was money well spent to replace the stock one.

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no more rattle!

Comments On Nov 18, 2013:installed very quick and easy. directions were spot on. this solved my rattling cam chain issue and the bike sounds 10x better than before. make sure you install it in the correct closed position or things could be fatal.

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Really quiets the engine

Comments On Sep 04, 2013:I replaced the stock tensioner in about 10 minutes using a new copper gasket and two o-rings, then cranked the engine with the the kill switch in the off position to get oil pumped everywhere. Then started the bike. I couldn't believe how quiet the engine was. I didn't expect that much difference.

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