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GENERATOR CHAIN LUBRICATION
« on: November 26, 2008, 05:46:13 pm »
The generator chain on a C11 1953,do they require any form of lubrication,grease ,oil or are they lubricated by the engine oil system
When i take off the cover ,no oil drops out and the chain apears dry
May be on a long run the oil may get in there?
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Birchy
 


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From: C10Stiles Sent: 06/01/2007 09:41
Hi Birchy,
 
On both my 53 C10 and C11 there are groves in the camshaft bush on the inner timing cover, this allows oil to get to the dynamo drive, it may take a few miles for the oil to get through. On mine i get about 1/4" of oil sitting in this area lubricating the chain and sprockets.
 
C10Stiles