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Old 10-17-2005, 03:28   #1 (permalink)
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Timing Chains - JP Performance or Rollmaster

Hey guys - going to refresh timing chain and just wondering what your opinions are on JP Performance and Rollmaster, is one better than the other or they much the same quality wise.

I have access to both - Rollmaster @ $200 and JP Performance @ $100

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Old 10-17-2005, 05:31   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Timing Chains - JP Performance or Rollmaster

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Hey guys - going to refresh timing chain and just wondering what your opinions are on JP Performance and Rollmaster, is one better than the other or they much the same quality wise.

I have access to both - Rollmaster @ $200 and JP Performance @ $100

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I did once have a problem with the JP. One of the sprocket had bad wear right on the edge of it after approx 5000km. It was like they wern't lined up properly, but were. Since i have only used Rollmaster. I priced a few weeks ago at $80 - $90 from VPW and Rocket Indsutries. Get it airbagged on Visa anywhere and you're still ahead of the JP.
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Re: Timing Chains - JP Performance or Rollmaster

I've had no issues with rollmaster. I've used them in plenty of engines. Currently got 2 used rollmasters with slightly stretched chains sitting in my garage. I know you used to be able to buy new chain but I'm not sure anymore? It's been a few years. I'm keeping those for stock/mild clevo's if I can get replacement chains.
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Old 10-17-2005, 22:05   #4 (permalink)
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Currently got 2 used rollmasters with slightly stretched chains sitting in my garage.
How long/how many k's should you expect to get out of them before they start to stretch?
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Re: Timing Chains - JP Performance or Rollmaster

It would depend on a lot of things like vavlespring pressure for example. One of my sets has done 30,000k's and is slightly stretched. It was running 335lbs open for 24,000->25,000k's. The last 5000k's were done with 380lbs open minimum.

The other set I had I wouldn't know how many k's but if I had to guess I'd say around 50,000-80,000k's as it was a daily driver that travelled around Tasmania, South Australia and in the end Victoria.
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http://www.jp.com.au/

I pulled mine out today and i have the jp perfomance 5703, it didnt look worn out but i did have a real bad whine coming from the timing area, one of the 2 smaller drives in the center had come loose.

Im currently putting the rollmaster 9 hole keyway chain in now.
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Re: Timing Chains - JP Performance or Rollmaster

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Hey guys - going to refresh timing chain and just wondering what your opinions are on JP Performance and Rollmaster, is one better than the other or they much the same quality wise.

I have access to both - Rollmaster @ $200 and JP Performance @ $100

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Rollmaster make a set with a Torrington needle roller bearing on the cam gear. Much better than just rubbing on the block. It cost about $150. No machining required.
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Rollmaster make a set with a Torrington needle roller bearing on the cam gear. Much better than just rubbing on the block. It cost about $150. No machining required.
Yeah i did see these on the vpw site - they sound like the go - one thing about that site though, they give you the option to change currency so i did to NZ$ and it came up cheaper @$120, Aussie price was as you said $150, couldnt figure it out im sure our $1 is only like 85c your money.

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Yeah i did see these on the vpw site - they sound like the go - one thing about that site though, they give you the option to change currency so i did to NZ$ and it came up cheaper @$120, Aussie price was as you said $150, couldnt figure it out im sure our $1 is only like 85c your money.

Thanks to xdclevo for pointing out the site!
Sorry mate, the $150 was just a rough guess, it could have been $100. I can't find the invoice for it but the part number is CS3085.
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Re: Timing Chains - JP Performance or Rollmaster

A Rollmaster should set you back about $110 Aussie if you shop around.

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