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Hello there :
To be honest with you there really is no way to tighten this the belt/chain will stretch as the motor is used and there is a point where it wil not stretch any further and needs to be replaced
I have seen people try to remove one link on it if it is a chain type buit it failed shortly after this so they ended up replacing it any way
Failing to replace it could cause catostrophic problems that you dont want so i would highly recommend spending the few extra bucks and do it the right way ok
Hope this is very helpful for you
Best regards Michael

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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