The seamless roller design of the HINSON C7-R Timing Chain has been tested by an independent lab to failure. It is the strongest single roller chain available for the GM Gen 3, Gen 4, and Gen 5 GM V8 engines. It is stronger than then C5-R seamed roller version that has been popular for so many years.
The best single timing chain available for late model GM applications has arrived!
Frequently Asked Questions:
1) Will it work on my engine?
Every engine builder seeks the highest quality components. Quality is the HINSON C7-R Timing Chain.
These timing chains work on all late model GM Gen 3, 4, and 5 V8 engines. This includes all LS based engines and the new C7 LT1 engine. It can be used in a 4.8L, 5.3L, 5.7L, 6.0L, 6.2L, and 7.0L engine. Some common applications are listed below.
2) Does it work with my existing gears?
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The HINSON C7-R timing chain is compatible with all stock length timing chain sets. It can be used with stock or aftermarket timing gears. Additional kits with adjustable gears will be coming soon from HINSON Motorsports.
3) Should I buy the C5-R or C7-R timing chain?
HINSON Motorsports will continue to offer both chains. The C5-R chain has been a foundation of many endurance and high horsepower engines for years. The new seamless C7-R timing chain takes that great history and adds additional strength. If you ask your engine builder, they will all say a seamless chain is better. Just remember that both timing chains will serve you well.
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HINSON Motorsports is the exclusive distributor of the C7-R timing chain from IWIS. The chains will be available though our authorized resellers. Want to join the HINSON Team? Contact us for dealership information.