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  • Fri, May 20 2011 8:18 AM In reply to

    Re: Squealing noise during HARD acceleration

    Primary chain function and final drive chain function are two totally different things.

    Finals use O rings which require a different type of maintenance.

    Primary chains are not O ring and only require a light cleansing oil that dissipates heat just like an automatic tranny.

    I have run all kinds of primary oils and syn ATF seems to work the best.

    I base this on measured where and chain stretch on my 127 cu. in. beast.

    Nowhereman.....who else?

  • Fri, May 20 2011 8:57 AM In reply to

    • FX
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    Re: Squealing noise during HARD acceleration

    To each his own...................Cool

    FX

    Don't force it, get a bigger hammer.

  • Mon, Oct 2 2017 11:22 AM In reply to

    Re: Squealing noise during HARD acceleration

    my 98 heritage softail only squeals when I let off the gas, Suggestions anyone ?

     

  • Mon, Oct 2 2017 12:15 PM In reply to

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    Re: Squealing noise during HARD acceleration

    Don - First welcome to the forums - what part of the country are you from?

    squealing (or a loud pitched squeek) when you let off the gas is often a sign of a loose belt.  The guage for measuring the tension of the belt isn't very expensive - I got mine from J&P

    Hope this helps

    The first tool out of the box should be the "book"  Geeked

  • Tue, Oct 3 2017 11:11 AM In reply to

    • FX
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    Re: Squealing noise during HARD acceleration

    And/or miss aligned rear wheel...

    FX

    Don't force it, get a bigger hammer.

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