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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-02-2012, 08:03 PM Thread Starter
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Belt inspection and frequency, and maintenance.?

I will soon be checking my 900 over for spring riding in a month or so with only 4kmiles. My question is how often can I expect to go through the drive belt adjustment procedure. No issues with the bike at all. I have yet to purchase the "Motion Pro Belt Tension Gauge". All my past bikes had chains. If there are any other items you recommend I look at please make suggestions so I can make a list. Maintenance charts are great but they have no actual hands on experience. Thanks all.
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I let the mechanic guy tension the belt every 10K miles or so when tires are changed, and inspect for general tension and damage every several K. I've never had to retension the belt between tire changes. 23K and still running like new.

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Will do, Thanks!
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