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Belt Drive for Tiger?

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Has anybody thought about or done it? I wonder how well
converting from chain to belt drive would affect Tigers.

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Isn't the 800 BMW belt drive too? If they can make it work on a vibey parallel twin and HD's V twin then why not with a smooth triple? Always seemed odd to me that more manufacturers don't go for the belt drive as it offers the advantages of a chain without the lubeing and adjustment, and the maintenance freeness of shaft without the weight and torque reaction. Must be some reason that a simpleton like me doesn't understand.. :-D
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