Counterbalance chain and bearings

Discussion in 'Engine, Fuel and Exhaust' started by wilks3, Apr 19, 2010.

  1. wilks3

    wilks3 Junior Member

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    Hi, On 2010 FatBoy, have most or all problems reguarding the counterbalance chains and bearings been fixed on the new TC96 engines?
    Thanks In Advance
    wilks3:D
     
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    The counterbalance chains really aren't much of a problem unless you drop a gear too many and dump the clutch hard. This could spin the drive sprocket for the chains on the shaft and put the balancers into an unbalanced state.

    I believe you may be referring to the cam chain in the twin cam. It's been upgraded to a hydraulic unit now that is far superior to the older setup with the tensioner pads that wear out prematurely.
     
  3. wilks3

    wilks3 Junior Member

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    Thanks Glider, I had read about the bad bearings or the chains eating tensioners and was hoping that had been upgraded. I guess hyd unit really helped it a bunch.
    wilks3