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Old 11-22-2010, 10:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I just got an alignment bar for my sled (09 cfr 1000) and am not exactly sure how to use it. I know the one side is held flush against the secondary but should the other end be centered between the primary sheaves or just touching the the inner sheave? Thanks for any help you can give me.
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Aw come on somebody has to know.
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you want it so it just misses touching the inner sheave of the primary clutch and no more than 120 thousandths of an inch away

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you want it so it just misses touching the inner sheave of the primary clutch and no more than 120 thousandths of an inch away
120 thousands is almost an eight of an inch!!!

The bar should either just touch, or just miss the primary, ideally it will touch the flat at he bottom of the primary
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120 thousands is almost an eight of an inch!!!

The bar should either just touch, or just miss the primary, ideally it will touch the flat at he bottom of the primary
My bad. I was thinking 60 thou was the middle. That's the max. I got home to check my service manual and you're right. 120 thou is too much.

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Alright I shimmed the motor over 60 thou and it is still out 60 thou with a 30 thou shim behind the secondary clutch. I am using the 1.507 bar and wondering if this is ok or should I shim it over farther or remove the shim behind the clutch and be 30 thou out. thanks for any help.
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Alright I shimmed the motor over 60 thou and it is still out 60 thou with a 30 thou shim behind the secondary clutch. I am using the 1.507 bar and wondering if this is ok or should I shim it over farther or remove the shim behind the clutch and be 30 thou out. thanks for any help.

The closer to "just clearing" the inside sheave of the primary, the better!
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