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Smile 2001 xlh 1200 off road

this is my sportster off road, i have problems with the chain tensioner, someone can give any advice or idea of what to do.

buy a tensioner on ebay and adapt it, it seems to work well on the road but off the road is a problem






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Mount a slider closer to the rear sprocket like on a modern dirt bike.
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Turn you caps lock off please. No need to shout!
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Can it be flipped around with the idler wheel towards the back?
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go grab one of these. https://sportymob.bigcartel.com/product/death-slider
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