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Hello all. Merry Christmas first of all!

I haven’t had my car on the road for long and I have no comparisons but the cam belt is fairly loud. It whines like a supercharger in the first bmw minis. (Sorry, it’s the only comparison I have.) Is this normal? Or is it a little tight? I did the tension by measuring frequency. 
 

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Thanks for the input. The exhaust is bloody loud! Tunnel tested today.  My first born was very pleased and he likes all things very loud! Perhaps a little over tensioned then. Thanks again! 

Is this a black standard belt or a blue one? 
 

blues do whine a lot if tensioned to the same frequency as the black ones. 
 

frequency is a good method of tensioning - but the twist method and feel just can’t be beaten

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Thanks for the input. The exhaust is bloody loud! Tunnel tested today.  My first born was very pleased and he likes all things very loud! Perhaps a little over tensioned then. Thanks again! 

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Its a manual tensioner. It’s owner error. And a fresh engine rebuild. Albeit 6 years ago. But it’s only just going now 😳

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