Originally Posted by Poolside
... Here's one way to remove the oil. ....
This is quite useful info, thanks! This thread caught my eye, as I am just now ordering the tensioner for my 1150RT; how timely!
Great reference, appreciated.
By the way, for any lurkers here: this is Jim's write-up on tensioner replacement
(I still have in my archives a snapshot of his original pictorial thread from 8 years ago, when Poolside was a young'un, with only 1,725 posts to his credit...
And, to add to installation hints: apparently, a lot of swearing eases tensioner compression. Check out between markers 6:45 and 8:30 of this video
. I like that "encouragement" method - I use it a lot myself!