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Timing chain slapping when cold . can anyone tell me how to adjust timing chain on a 88 honda shadow vt 1100

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  • doallen32 May 22, 2011

    thanks bro. I will try that but i think its time for a new camchains coool!!

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Hello
yes, there should be an timing chain adjuster sticking out the side.
they are self adjusting, so if you think it needs further adjustment, it probably means that your timing chain is stretched and its time for a new chain.

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Big Al

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    ghislainreev Feb 01, 2014

    do you know a site that explain how to do it

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