How to Rebuild Timing Belt Idlers


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Re: How to Rebuild Timing Belt Idlers

Post by Rednaxs60 » Sat Apr 09, 2016 1:38 pm



In the first post, the first picture "existing bearing", you can see a piece of the casting backing onto the base of the tensioner.


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Re: How to Rebuild Timing Belt Idlers

Post by GL1100Mike » Sat Jul 08, 2017 11:27 am

Getting ready to rebuild my tensioners / idlers. what type of bolt did you use. Thank you, Mike.

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Re: How to Rebuild Timing Belt Idlers

Post by Rednaxs60 » Sat Jul 08, 2017 2:54 pm

Here are the parts I used:

10 mm by 25 mm flat countersunk bolt
nylock nut with flat washer
Gates 42105 idler

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Re: How to Rebuild Timing Belt Idlers

Post by Rednaxs60 » Sat Jul 08, 2017 2:55 pm

Here's my thread with the tensioner rebuild included: viewtopic.php?f=5&t=31062&start=100
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Re: How to Rebuild Timing Belt Idlers

Post by snb290 » Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:06 pm

Would it be any easier if you just drilled out the old, instead of cutting it off then drilling? Just wondering. I have a drill press, but not anything thin enough to get between.

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Re: How to Rebuild Timing Belt Idlers

Post by Rednaxs60 » Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:11 pm

Cutting the old idler off with a hacksaw takes no time at all, and is less messy than using a grinder. Punch out the old bolt and install new parts. Once I had the bolt installed had to trim the bolt head so it was flush, lots of material remaining to remove bolt later.
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Re: How to Rebuild Timing Belt Idlers

Post by AZgl1800 » Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:23 pm

SandieGoBrass wrote up a very good rebuild article some years back.

http://www.goldwingfacts.com/forums/10- ... -25-a.html


he wrote it up as a PDF you can download

http://www.sdb-e.com/TENSIONER/TENSIONE ... LD-JCS.pdf


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