Replacing timing belt on 1998 1500 SE


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deslaujp
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Replacing timing belt on 1998 1500 SE

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Was wondering if the item (a tool to hold riming belt pulleys in place while changing the timing bekts)introduced this month (August,2021) by mito57, I think their name is, would work on the 1500 as well as it does on the 1100's ??...anyone know?.
Also I'm not all that tech savvy and wondered hie I might ask mito57 directly.


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Re: Replacing timing belt on 1998 1500 SE

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He said only tested for fit on the 1100, "should" fit other models.

Ask him, he may allow you to return them if they don't work on a 1500.
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Re: Replacing timing belt on 1998 1500 SE

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Isn't that designed to attach to the timing cover bolt hole? It should fit 1000, 1100 and 1200. Not the 1500.
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Re: Replacing timing belt on 1998 1500 SE

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Well the best way is with a tig welder and grounding the connection to each part is critical but, yu could use 3 deep sockets one for each cam nut one for the middle all mounted at tl mark and tack weld the sockets to a home made flat bar i would opt for key stock 3/8 to run across all three and bam lockem in, tho this is bike specific and cant be done on someone elses.
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Re: Replacing timing belt on 1998 1500 SE

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Because every nut doesnt land at the same place when theyre seated at factory meening the flats of the nuts will have the wrong orientation but for the same bike yur fine
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Re: Replacing timing belt on 1998 1500 SE

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Not as much of an issue on the 1500. The cams tend to stay put when you pull the belts off. On the 4 cylinders, the valve springs tend to turn the cam a few teeth off. Some use C clamp vise grips to keep things from moving.


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