AA uses the mechanical tension in all of their kits. They say the hydraulic ones don't last...the hydraulic cylinder begins to leak and then collapses.
Originally Posted by bAby norAA
I noticed you switched from a hydraulic tentioner to a mechanical one, was there any reason behind this? I've always thought the hydraulic (as long as it was it good working order) was more reliable (?)
I know ESS recommends a regular tensioner change as PM.
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