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  1. greengeeker

    CKRA tensioner question

    Do the Ford tensioners also lack a tang Brian?
  2. greengeeker

    CKRA tensioner question

    I don't see any provisions for that Pedro, nor do I see mention of removal in the TSB Peter shared. I think it just equalizes the belt tension with the position of the torsional spring position inside the tensioner itself.
  3. greengeeker

    CKRA tensioner question

    Thanks Peter! So it rotates counterclockwise (I didn't look close enough to see the arrow) into the belt tension which spins the back half of the tensioner. I'll have to play around with this to see it in action.
  4. Gates TSB.PNG

    Gates TSB.PNG

  5. greengeeker

    CKRA tensioner question

    Sent. Thanks Peter!
  6. greengeeker

    CKRA tensioner question

    I think this tensioner definitively settles the debate on the purpose of the tang. After the tension is set, the tang serves no function. My guess is there is some sort of block inserted between the two halves of tensioner. The tensioner is installed (and torqued down) and the block is...
  7. greengeeker

    CKRA tensioner question

    that would make sense, but what counteracts your rotation without a tang on the backside?...hence my "look ma, no tang" comment.
  8. greengeeker

    CKRA tensioner question

    Hey Peter, I see a Gates stamp between the two small "tensioner" holes. I've seen the same style on the CVCU.
  9. greengeeker

    CKRA tensioner question

    hey guys. This one has been bothering me for a while... How on earth is the OEM CKRA tensioner actually tensioned? Look ma...no tang!
  10. OEM CKRA tensioner, front

    OEM CKRA tensioner, front

  11. Litens CKRA tensioner, front

    Litens CKRA tensioner, front

  12. OEM CKRA tensioner, front

    OEM CKRA tensioner, front

  13. Litens CKRA tensioner, rear

    Litens CKRA tensioner, rear

  14. greengeeker

    Replacing camshaft

    ^this. sorry man.
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