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getting my gears perfect

Old 10-07-2007, 09:31 PM
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hey i recently killed a spur gear and i bought a new one do u have any advice on how to get it perfectly set and it is a 49t
somebody said to tighten it down to the spring and then loosen it a hair is that correct because it sounds tight to me.
also that same guy said that u should be able to fit a folded piece of paper through the clutch bell and spur well if thats
true than i am screwed. well if you could tell me that would be great.[&:][&:][&:]
Old 10-07-2007, 09:34 PM
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why are you screwed on the paper deal, cause you should be able to do that
Old 10-07-2007, 09:48 PM
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The paper method is the easiest way to set your spur gear perfectly.
Old 10-07-2007, 10:08 PM
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Default RE: getting my gears perfect

Both sets of advice sound correct. Its just that its for 2 different settings. The mesh between the spur gear and pinion gear can be set with a piece of paper. The slipper clutch should be set by tightening the adjuster nut till the spring is compress all the way, then backing off about a quarter turn.
Old 10-07-2007, 10:27 PM
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Default RE: getting my gears perfect

My slipper is tightened all the way. Even loosening an 1/8th turn gave me melted spur gears.
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i leave my slipper tight, i just remember to get off the gas when landing
Old 10-07-2007, 10:52 PM
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I also tighten my slipper all the way. Just stay off the throttle, and brakes on landings. (Just like gamesbeer1 said)

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