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Damaged primary belt

What would cause a primary belt to wear and break after a very few miles of riding.  What can I do to prevent this again?  I bought the suggested size belt for my chopper but I did notice it fit a little loose.  Can I tighten the new one up so this problem doesnt repeat its self?

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    Chickie Poo Jan 26, 2009

    thanks for the advice and the wish of good luck, some how I think Im gonna need it on this!



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U cant tighten it, you'll have to replace it if there is over 1" of play. My guess is it wasnt tracking straight. U may need to shim the engine sproket so the belt trachs slightly away from the block
and - good luck

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

  • Mel Jacobson
    Mel Jacobson Jan 26, 2009

    You'll be fine - as soon as u get your new belt - you'll know if u still have a problem

    And - thank u for using.... FIXYA



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