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Old 02-26-2015, 11:30 AM
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Hi, to all "old school" super-sport biker people. I have a 1991 Honda CBR1000F from Holland, 6 speed.
Here is a picture of it.

Like all owners of this bike after some time of riding I heard the cam chain noise getting louder. It made me very sad at first, but I managed to fix it fairly easily. I through away the oem inside parts of cam chain tensioner and used a mechanical cam chain tensioner from a car to fit the honda tensioner. Here are a few pictures of a couple units I rebuilt for myself and a couple of friends.

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2nd(better way of doing it)

^rebuilt one on top, OEM on the bottom


This is a REBUILT cam chain tensioner with part# 14500-MZ1-000 Fits all Honda CBR1000F and CB1000 engines
It is rebuilt using a mechanical Heavy duty cam chain tensioner from a Car engine. What it means is, that this chain tensioner will be working better than the OEM-faulty one. To compare, think about this. OEM one will last about 30k kilometers, while this rebuilt one will last you about 100k kilometers. Also, I have seen even the brand new OEM ones be defective from factory, so it is very convenient to make or (buy from ebay) one like this instead of spending a lot of money for a brand new OEM one.

So, hope it helps some people out there.
 

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Interesting solution. So what car did you use the tensioner from?

BTW welcome to the forum
 
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Originally Posted by hawkwind View Post
Interesting solution. So what car did you use the tensioner from?

BTW welcome to the forum
Thank you! I just came across this forum recently, wish I've found out about it earlier.

I've used a tensioner from LADA 21074. It is a former soviet car that is still produced in Russia.
 
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Haha, a Honda motorcycle fixed with seven-past-nine Da-Da parts NOW I`ve seen it all! Quite a lot of those still in traffic here, has gotten a somewhat of a cult following amongst some of the youngsters.
 
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- well I never saw this coming ....... wow lol , who cares if it's a good solution eh !

Wonder if the original Fiat 124 tensioner is the same .........and best to bring a parachute

 
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Originally Posted by Sprock View Post
- well I never saw this coming ....... wow lol , who cares if it's a good solution eh !

Wonder if the original Fiat 124 tensioner is the same .........and best to bring a parachute
Actually, I made just a couple of these, but I know other people around Russia who used the same tensioner for rebuilding this tensioner. All reviews are positive! And I know a guy who drove his CBR1000F all around the country for 100k km with a rebuilt tensioner and he was fine and happy! So, it is a GREAT solution!

I think the one from Fiat 124 will not fit, cause I was using an aftermarket one for LADA 21074, not the OEM one.
 
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Great to know Paul thanks.
 
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Paul, this is the tensioner I found for the Lada -price only 5.55 Euro ? is it correct and how do you modify the original tensioner to fit it. Pictures would be nice.
Thanks
 
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Originally Posted by Charlotte99 View Post
Paul, this is the tensioner I found for the Lada -price only 5.55 Euro ? is it correct and how do you modify the original tensioner to fit it. Pictures would be nice.
Thanks
This is the OEM one and it can't be used, you need the aftermarket one by a company "Pilot"

I am planning to upload some pics with the process within this week I hope!
 
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Thanks Paul, a cheaper alternative to solve the problem will be most welcome.
 

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