Let's start with the pre-requisites for my problem.
I have a TL1000R (2000)
I Live in Birmingham
I think it needs Cam Chains
I have been to a few places now and i say the words Cam chain to which they will say what bike. Problem is a soon as i say TL they either Pick up the phone and...
Just to pre-empt what I'm sure will be said: I know TL's tick loudly
My 97 TLS has been getting progressively louder at the top of the engine. I had the shims done about 4k ago (bike has 90K on the clock).
I got it serviced recently, and the guy said it would probably need the cam chain changed...
If I'm reading the manual correctly, the cam chain tensioners on my TLS automatically adjust to maintain proper tension on the cam chain. Does that sound right? It seems that when the mechanism is assembled it is "cocked and locked," and then tensioning device is "released" once...