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March 22, 2020, 08:52:10 AM
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Screamin beagle

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Just a quick follow thread to my clutch hub thread. Quick refresh...while doing my crank towards the end of last riding season I found the inner spines in my clutch hub had broken some. So I got all my parts over the winter that I needed to replace. I did the screaming eagle cam plate and oil, lifters from wfo larry, new final dtive pulleys lowering my gearing to 30/68 from stock 32/66 and of course the clutch hub and new bearing. When I pulled the primary cover I found the Hayden tensioner was about 50 miles away from causing some major damage.  I feel like for once I got lucky and got out on the cheap end for a change...i went the screaming eagle manual tensioner. I haven't had a chance to ride yet. We had a few decent days but the tensioner caught me off guard and took about 10 days to get. I've heard horror stories of Hayden coming apart...never had an issue until now. I'm guessing I had about 15 to 18k on it.  Here's a few pictures.

March 31, 2020, 08:28:07 PM
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Good catch.


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