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What year did Harley fix the cam chain tensioners?

What year did Harley fix the cam chain tensioners?

1999-2006 Harley Davidson introduced the Twin Cam motor. In order to run the valve train Harley went to a cam chain tensioner set up utilizing a spring loaded shoe putting pressure on the cam chain with push rods.

How much horsepower does a Harley 1450 have?

At 88 cubic inches (1,450 cc) of displacement, it is the largest production Harley motorcycle engine, and it produces 80 horsepower.

How many miles will a Harley last?

For sports bikes, 25,000 miles can be a lot. Harley-Davidson® motorcycles are built to last much longer. If a bike has good maintenance records, no signs of damage and no oil leaks, even a bike with 40,000 to 50,000 miles can be expected to last a long time.

How much horsepower does a Harley Davidson 1450cc have?

The twin camshaft was also released as a Twin Cam 88B which was quite a bit bigger at 96 cubic inches. The bore of this engine is 3.75 inches and the stroke is four inches. It pushes 80 horsepower at 5,200 rpm. The torque of this engine is 82 ft-lb at 3,500 rpm.

How often does a Harley Davidson engine fail?

This metal-to-metal contact promotes engine failures which can be dangerous to you and your bike. This problem can occur anywhere from 15,000 to 75,000 miles depending on the severity. The only way to truly avoid this problem is to completely swap out the chain system for a gear-driven system.

Are there problems with the tensioner on a Harley Davidson?

LAB-73-Harley Davidson Twin Cam Chain Tensioner Problem 1999-2006 | Are Other Years Affected? Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Podcast-In this episode we break down the issue of problems with pre 2006 Dyna’s & 1999-2006 spring loaded cam chain followers in Harley Davidson twin cam motors.

Are there any problems with a Harley Davidson?

Before answering that question – and giving you a helpful solution, let us clarify that we are not here to bash the Harley Davidson, neither to put it in a dark place. We are here to educate you, and to give you a little insight on what to expect on your first Harley Davidson motorcycle.

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