Crankshaft and 2nd shaft gears

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Crankshaft and 2nd shaft gears

Post  Kevster on Sat 03 Aug 2013, 7:13 am

Hi all,

Just been testing the running fit of my gears, 3rd gear clearance is fine apart from a tight spot at one point, tried slackening bolts and spinning gear but cant get rid of the tight spot.
Needs a bit more fiddling, I might take out the bolts and spin the gear to a different positionsee if that works.
First gear is fine but second gear seems to have a lot of backlash probably at least 1mm, has anyone else found this with their gears?

Thanks

Kev

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Re: Crankshaft and 2nd shaft gears

Post  lynnr on Sat 03 Aug 2013, 7:36 am

Sorry Kevin.

Mine appear all fine. Quite tightly meshed.

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