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Hi, does clutch hub nut washer P.N.2515-41A get peened to nut? Or stay flat? This is the second one I have,and both are without tabs to bend onto nut as were on other bikes I've had.
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Use a small punch and bend the lock washer into the notches of the clutch hub nut in several places after nut is tightened.
You already got your answer here, I was just going to add that I buy the tabbed lock washers in bulk, and always use a new one instead of bending the tabs over again. They tend to break off, as you know because yours have already done so.
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Actually his have not broken off as he is asking about a 45 nut, not BT which is entirely different. But as you say, best not to use them over for either model.
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You are living/doing two of my panhead fantasies.......working on your bike in the house and knowing how to do high quality work on your bike! I was hoping to just mess with my bike today but the garage is still too cold and I had more than normal aches after going on a 3 day trip for work and getting home late Friday night.