mainshaft problem

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mainshaft problem

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Post by whm52 » Thu Jan 10, 2008 8:13 pm

I am replacing the mainshaft in my tranny. Everything is going good until I was going to install the shifter clutch. The manual says "side marked HIGH goes toward maindrive gear." Problem is nowhere on shift clutch does it say HIGH. It has 1 tapered side on the teeth, so to speak. Which way does the tapered side face? I am not at home right now so I can't compare it with the countershaft shift clutch. Do they interchange. Thanks.

Bill



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Post by Robert Luland » Fri Jan 11, 2008 12:20 am

Bill they don’t know how to spell high in China. Teds been tring to given english lesson but to no aval. If know one else can help ya in a hurry. I will post a picture tomorrow. Bob

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Post by fourthgear » Fri Jan 11, 2008 3:24 pm

Only OEM shifter clutches will have that " high " stamped on there , as posted above and I have no idea how long or what year(s) they did have them on there . Your shifting clutch could be out of spec's on the leading edge on that one side (worn ) (a photo would be helpful ) Look at photo below.

http://www.hydra-glide.com/coppermine/d ... ?pos=-1199

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Post by whm52 » Sat Jan 12, 2008 1:22 am

Thanks alot guys. I found a photo of a shifter clutch with the word "HIGH" on it and matched mine to it. Tranny is almost back together and with no leaks....I hope. Bill

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