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I know that the cam chain on some years of the vulcan nomad will stretch and need a tensioner installed but is that on all Nomads. I know there are different ones, 1500, 1600 and 1700cc?
 

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They all have cam chain tensioners installed. The problem (I can only speak to the 1500s) is that the factory tensioner doens't have enough range to take up all the slack. Fix was to uninstall the tensioners, remove the cap off the end of the factory push rod and install a thicker cap. This mod has the effect of giving the tensioner more range.

This seemed like a bit of a getto fix but Kawasaki Canada looked into it and they they started making and selling the thicker caps under an official Kawasaki part number.
 

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I know they all have cam chains I meant to say do they all have the problem with the chain stretching.Sorry about that
 
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