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Ok i put on four 8 tooth drivers in place of the two 9 tooth to fit a 141 x 2 inch track and moved my adjusters back for the added length from the 136. I have tightened up the adjusters a ways but didnt want to go to tight as i have taken out 2 driveshaft bearings(one a year) on it but when i go out and hammer on the throtle the track ratchets. so what is the proper tension for the track.
 

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wow i guess it is really loose then as i ususally just hung the back of the sled from the rafters and tightened untill i had about 1/4 inch of sag with only the track weight. and i had the bearing go out twice so thought maybe i was getting it to tight and this time i let it sag about an inch or so

I guess ill have to tension it up a ways
 

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Use that as a start point and then loosen until it ratchets and then take it up a bit till it stops. This will allow the track to be as loose as possible for powder.
 

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well seems i got the problem cured i just tensioned it like i did before with just about 1/4 of sag with just the track weight and it doesnt ratchet greased the bearing good and will run it for a while and grease it again and hope it lasts for more than 100 miles
 
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