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Old 02-26-2010, 01:56 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by opposedcyljunkie
On my R100S, I could turn the alt rotor some 10deg even before the flywheel started to move. Then I knew the chain had too much slack and needed replacement.
While you may well have needed a timing chain, unless your alternator rotor was loose or your crankshaft broken, the alternator and flywheel bloody well better move together, since they're both bolted directly to the crankshaft!
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