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Old 07-28-2012, 10:31 PM   #253
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Originally Posted by bAby norAA View Post
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 (?)
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.

I know ESS recommends a regular tensioner change as PM.
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