Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Elk Creek, Kentucky
A lot of people put manual tensioners in. BUT, they require careful initial adjustment and occasional tinkering. They also require you have a good ear for chain slap, so you know when it is time to adjust the tensioner again. Me, I like the automatic and have that in my high mileage rincon.
2003 green Rinny (12,400 miles), "25" Bighorn Radials (white letters out) full of extra slime, water pump mod, no warning labels, E Trex, everything else like Mr. Honda made it. 2000 XR 400r (est 3,500 miles). RIDE RED EVEN IF ITS GOT GREEN PLASTIC!
2013 Yamaha Super Te'ne're' (27,400 miles in 22 months), 1996 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 (392,000 miles) on tight and original motor. 2001 4Runner (82,000 miles).