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Honda CBR 1000 -87 slacky oil pump chain

Some time ago I tried to find out what could cause rattling noise when
engine idling, I was told to suspect camchain/tensioner or clutch. I took
the engine out from frame, removed oil pan and it appears that oil pump
chain has really lot of free play, it can touch the edges.
I did not find chainlock from chain, it seems that original chain has been
installed round crankshaft before attach crankshaft to engine. Is there
such replacement chains (with lock) available that could be installed
without removing crankshaft ?

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  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    less mileAGE EVEN AFTER COUPLE OF CARBURETTOR SETTINGS.. PLUS ENGINE OIL SEEMS TO LESSEN ALTHOUGH THERE IS NO LEAKEGE. ON PURCHASE TIME 2002 DECEMBER GAVE 73KM MILEage. but now hardly around 55km. chain, brakes clutches ,engine oil well maintained

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    55 km average mileage
    chain, brakes, clutches,engine oil,air filter well maintained


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Possibly but there should be a lock on the chain if think there has to be a way to adjust it id re look the chain and if not id get the dimentions of the chain and look for one on the net but make sure this one has a lock unless it will rattle so much that the lock will fail and the cain will come undone and that could cause one hell of a wreck or a ride bud

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The oil pumps chain is driven by a sprocket behind the clutch basket.All you have to do is remove the clutch basket and the sprocket will come out really easy.

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