Chain Tensioning 1190

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Chain Tensioning 1190

Post by nick280 » Tue Apr 14, 2015 8:18 pm

Hi,

I'm having to change my chain guide after tensioning my chain incorrectly. I misinterpreted the sticker and over tightened it.

Can someone clarify how to tension the chain correctly on the 1190 Adventure please. I now understand the 45mm is the play, not the distance from the swing arm like the 990 was, but am I measuring inside to inside, centre to centre or outside to outside?

And what the crack with having to unpin the swing arm to get the front sprocket? Lol.

Cheers for any help :)
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Re: Chain Tensioning 1190

Post by JJay51 » Tue Apr 14, 2015 8:45 pm

Sorry can't help as i havent read the manual yet, i'd just go with the instructions in there, worked on the smt :mrgreen:

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Re: Chain Tensioning 1190

Post by nick280 » Tue Apr 14, 2015 8:57 pm

Its not a great deal clearer but a better picture which to be arrowing to the outer side of the chain. The chain guides aren't expensive but my word, its a PITA to change them lol.

I'll adjust it with maximum tolerance and keep an eye on it.
KTM 1290 Super Duke GT - 2017 - Orange/White :P
KTM 350 EXC-F - 2015 - Orange/White :twisted:
KTM 1190 Adventure - 2014 - Orange - Sold
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KTM 990 SMT - 2009 - Orange - Sold
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