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In other words it makes stuff stronger and last longer!
to have to adjust my Yamaha motorcycle chain after the first run because
it would stretch. After cryo-treatment, the chains don't stretch at all,
and the treatment also keeps cam chains from breaking. I haven't broken
a chain since I started cryo-treating all of my parts.”
Step #2: Chain Treatment
Years ago, we always wondered what lubricants were used on the inside of the chains when being made. We also wondered how long it would take for oil to penetrate through the side plates to lubricate chain rollers and pins.
After cutting and inspecting the inside of new and pre-owned chains, we have developed a procedure that will double or triple chain life. The chains are Cryo treated and followed up by putting them in vibrator tub for days with break-in oil to penetrate the links.
It works great.
Cycle X Cryo Treated High Performance Primary Chains
$179.00 for a
These Tsubaki cam chains have been the best available for years and years, now that they have been Cryogenically treated with this proven process, they are truly the best available. No stretching, no resetting cam timing, and there has never been a reported failure even without the cryo treatments.
A Cycle X exclusive product!
These chains have gone through our cryogenic treatment, which involves taking the chains down to temperatures of minus 300 degrees Fahrenheit. What this does is rearranges the molecular structure of the item being treated, making them more uniform and evenly spread. Why is this good? Well, after this process is complete the item treated has increased tensile strength and resistance to wear.
In other words it makes stuff stronger and last longer!
“I used to have to adjust my Yamaha motorcycle
chain after the first run because it would
stretch. After cryo-treatment, the chains don't
stretch at all, and the treatment also keeps cam
chains from breaking. I haven't broken a chain
since I started cryo-treating all of my parts.”
- Customer of Cryotreament
CycleXPrimary Chain Tensioner Upgrade
Honda OEM primary tensioners are proven to be a good design except for when the chains stretch a bit. We have noticed when a Honda cb750 is driven aggressively the chains begin to reach the wear limits as soon as 8000 miles.
Most of us have heard that rattling noise at idle ... It's the chains.
Introducing the Honda OEM quality tensioners with an 8% stronger spring. Problem solved.
# ENG-555 $ 169.00
Honda CB750 SOHC OEM Primary Chain Tensioners
There is nothing wrong with the OEM primary chain tensioners. We use them all the time!
Cam Chain Roller
Cam Chain Roller Assembly
Cam Chain Slider
OEM Adjustable Camshaft Sprockets
We all know why adjustable camshaft sprockets are used in the high performance world. But, stock motor configuration motors can benefit from these also. Have you ever tried to line up the camshaft marks after any sort of motor work or checking a few things? The marks usually never line up perfectly because of many reasons. One of the main reasons on a stock motor with any miles is cam chain stretch. The cam chain is like a rear chain. It stretches. So, install these modified poor man's adjustable OEM cam chain sprockets and realign your cam timing or install your performance cam.
OEM Adjustable Camshaft Sprocket Combo
Our adjustable camshaft sprocket also comes with a set of shouldered bolts to compliment.
These shouldered bolts are a great upgrade and a little insurance that the
camshaft bolts do not move or slip when using higher spring pressures.
Cam Chain Tensioners...Here is the Problem!
The above photos show an OEM Honda tensioner and an unidentified aftermarket tensioner. These photos were from an AHRMA vintage roadracer's bike (thanks Matt Esterline #237) and clearly show the problem. The OEM tensioner lasted approx. 3 weekend races and the aftermarket tensioner approx. 10 weekend races. These types of product malfunctions are exaggerated when racing is involved, but racing makes for a good test because these results happen in street bikes as well.
Note: Matt's bike is using an OEM stock cam chain tensioner rather than a manual tensioner that has been overadjusted.
Above photo is for reference only...not actual parts!
Full Floating, Self Compensating Cam Chain Tensioner
These cam chain
tensioners are designed to float and compensate for milled heads,
thinner gaskets, worn/stretched cam chains and hard deceleration
which destroys OEM tensioners.
The arrows show
how the sliders can move a few degrees to compensate for the above
Note: Fixed slider designs shift the pressure points upward and only make contact at the very top when thinner gaskets, milling and stretched chains.
This project presented several obstacles that needed the expertise of a world class machine shop in the great state of Texas. With a combination of 3D imaging, motor cut-a-ways and proven XPA-46 materials, no expense was spared. This floating/self compensating design and highly accurate machining processes surely makes this a candidate for product of the decade (we like saying that).
NOTE: ITEM IS NO LONGER AS PICTURED. NOW COMES WITH A STOCK SLIPPER
OUT OF STOCK - APPROX. ETA LATE 2023
530 O Ring Chain
Here's the deal about chains, After you set up your rear fender just right and there is a perfect gap between the rear wheel and fender your chain stretches and there goes your perfect gap. These are the chains we use because they have 9,100 pounds of tensile strength (They do not stretch). 120 links.
This is the same tensile strength recommended for 1200cc bikes.
Rear Chain Tensioner
Ever watch a bikes chain while its driving down the road? Ever notice those chain marks on the bottom of your expensive oil tank?
Ever get tired of adjusting your chain and there is a gap in your fender
location? We love these super high level chain tensioners because they will eliminate
chain whip, chain noise, vibration, reduce chain and sprocket wear.
Sealed bearings and chrome plates.
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