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Offline UK Pete

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Primary chains,
« on: July 13, 2019, 07:02:51 PM »
I have 3 + engines to build and will be looking for primary chains, but before going to too much expence is thete a way of measuring my old ones, I will definitely be looking for one set for the sandcast, the others might be in spec,  any advice appreciated

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Re: Primary chains,
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2019, 08:44:18 PM »
Hi Pete
I'm sure someone will be along with a definitive answer shortly. In the mean time I have earmarked this for my own forthcoming rebuild. Its a bit long winded but gives you the idea.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SY4m-zDMKgc

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Re: Primary chains,
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2019, 09:24:33 PM »
In the great scheme of things on a full engine overhaul, a new set of primary chains is a very worthwhile investment.
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Re: Primary chains,
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2019, 09:30:34 PM »
I plan on replacing mine along with the tensioner....not because they are worn...but because it seems silly NOT to replace them while I have the cases apart. New bearings, rubbers and camchain/tensioner as well...again...because the prospect of starting the motor up first time to hear rattling chains doesn't appeal.
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Re: Primary chains,
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2019, 10:54:09 PM »
Hi Pete
I'm sure someone will be along with a definitive answer shortly. In the mean time I have earmarked this for my own forthcoming rebuild. Its a bit long winded but gives you the idea.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SY4m-zDMKgc

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Re: Primary chains,
« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2019, 11:18:47 PM »
Agree with Julie Pete,

The missus has this set on eBay currectly and cheapest I can find for genuine new Honda packaged, stock not NOS

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/173942721158?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649

Could do it post free if you (1st dibs)  or anyone else wants them plus I will offer a NOS (but no label) genuine racing -971 part camchain for an extra £20 (if I can find it  :-[ )
« Last Edit: July 13, 2019, 11:22:19 PM by AshimotoK0 »
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Re: Primary chains,
« Reply #6 on: July 14, 2019, 01:45:22 PM »
Agree with Julie Pete,

The missus has this set on eBay currectly and cheapest I can find for genuine new Honda packaged, stock not NOS

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/173942721158?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649

Could do it post free if you (1st dibs)  or anyone else wants them plus I will offer a NOS (but no label) genuine racing -971 part camchain for an extra £20 (if I can find it  :-[ )
Ok ash I will have your set, with so many engines I might as well,  shall i buy it now on eBay

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Re: Primary chains,
« Reply #7 on: July 14, 2019, 05:34:00 PM »
Agree with Julie Pete,

The missus has this set on eBay currectly and cheapest I can find for genuine new Honda packaged, stock not NOS

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/173942721158?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649

Could do it post free if you (1st dibs)  or anyone else wants them plus I will offer a NOS (but no label) genuine racing -971 part camchain for an extra £20 (if I can find it  :-[ )
Ok ash I will have your set, with so many engines I might as well,  shall i buy it now on eBay

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I ended it early Pete as I was out and it would have just been our luck that it got bought by somebody else... it was on a £1 max. fees listing so knock that off too and the PayPal fees as long as you pay the missus on PayPal Friends and Family
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Re: Primary chains,
« Reply #8 on: July 14, 2019, 06:18:30 PM »
Sounds like another of those wonderful Ash deals.

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