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ST1000-3-PRO
APE PRO SERIES Tensioner for GSXR1000 ('03-'08)

Click here to learn more about the APE Pro Series Tensioner

APE manual cam chain tensioners are designed to replace the automatic and hydraulic tensioners on high performance engines. The automatic adjusters can back out when the throttle is closed suddenly at high rpm. This allows the cams to go momentarely out of time, and can result in bent valves and/or serious engine damage. Hydraulic tensioners have a tendency to put too much tension on the chain guide under high rpm/high oil pressure conditions, resulting in premature wear.

Both problems can be eliminated with the installation of the APE manual tensioner. No mater what the engine does, the cam chain tension will remain constant. An APE manual cam chain tensioner is a must for any kind of performance riding.

APE manual tensioners are CNC machined from billet alloy to exact tolerances for perfect fit.

All Standard Model Tensioners - $59.95

All Pro Series Tensioners - $89.95

HOW TO INSTALL AN APE MANUAL TENSIONER


YEARS APE TENSIONER # APE GASKET #
GSX600F
ALL ST750 (order online) ECO65 - $2.95

GSXR600
93-96 ST1100GX (order online) EC065 - $2.95
97-00 ST750GX (order online) EC377 - $3.97
01-03 ST750Y2K (order online) EC523 - $2.95
2004-07 ST1000-3 (order online) EC745 - $3.97
2004-07 PRO SERIES ST1000-3-PRO (order online) Gasket Included
2008-15 ST1300-08 (order online) EC124 - $3.97
2008-15 PRO SERIES ST1300-08-PRO (order online) Gasket Included

SV650 / SFV650
'99-'04 "early" (see note below) PRO SERIES - ST1300-PRO (REQ. TWO) (order online) Gasket included
2005-'08 "late" (see note below) ST650SV-6 (REQ. TWO) (order online) ...
2005-2010 SV650S ST650SV-6 (REQ. TWO) (order online)  
'09-'10 SFV650 ST650SV-6 (REQ. TWO) (order online)  

DL650
2004-'09 ST650SV-6 (REQ. TWO) (order online)  

GSXR750
86-92 OIL COOLED ST750 (order online) ECO65 - $2.95
93-95 WATER COOLED ST1100GX (order online) EC065 - $2.95
96-99 SRAD MOTORS ST750GX (order online) EC377 - $3.97
00-03 ST750Y2K (order online) EC523 - $3.97
2004 - '07 ST1000-3 (order online) EC745 - $3.97
2004 - '07 PRO SERIES - ST1000-3-PRO (order online) Gasket Included
2008 - '15 ST1300-08 (order online) EC124 - $3.97
2008 - '15 PRO SERIES - ST1300-08-PRO (order online) Gasket Included

GSXR1000
2001-2002 ST750Y2K (order online) EC523 - $3.97
2003-2008 ST1000-3 (order online) EC745 - $3.97
2003-2008 PRO SERIES - ST1000-3-PRO (order online) Gasket Included
2009 - 2014 (and '11 GSXR1000L1) ST1300-08 (order online) EC124 - $3.97
2009 - 2014 (and '11 GSXR1000L1) PRO SERIES - ST1300-08-PRO (order online) Gasket Included

GSXR1100
87-92 OIL COOLED ST750 (order online) EC065 - $2.95
93-99 WATER COOLED ST1100GX (order online) EC065 - $2.95

GSX1100G
1991-'93 ST750 (order online) EC065 - $2.95

BANDIT1200
ALL (1200 Bandits, 1157 cc) ST750 (order online) EC065 - $2.95

 

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A NOTE ABOUT SV650 MOTORS

The "early" and "late" tensioner models cannot be indicated by date alone. Between 2003 and 2005 both the early and late shape tensioners were standard equipment on different SV650s.

APE calls the early shape tensioner '99-'04 (seen on the left) and the late shape tensioner '05-'08 (seen on the right.)

If your SV650 is between 2003 and 2005 then visually inspect the shape of your OEM tensioner and order the early or the late from APE accordingly.

*NOTE SV 650 REQUIRES TWO TENSIONERS