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Under torque my 2002 1200 sportster sounds like the primary is skiping and make s clanking noise i have checked the primary chain adjustment and its fine it only has 800 mi on it

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The large nut on the compensator sprocket may be loose causing the problem. I am a bit confused though. You aren't clear about what has 800 miles on it. Does the bike, a 2002 model, only have 800 miles on it or does the new primary chain have 800 miles on it? Either way, if it's doing this, I'd pull the primary cover off and check everything inside the primary.

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Steve

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