Author Topic: Clutching at straws?  (Read 1173 times)

Offline JulianS

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Re: Clutching at straws?
« Reply #30 on: 12.07. 2018 09:59 »
The bolts are like that, they just fit loosley through the centre drum.

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Re: Clutching at straws?
« Reply #31 on: 12.07. 2018 13:38 »
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The bolts are like that, they just fit loosley through the centre drum.
Ah well, pretty much as I thought, any thanks Julian. Nobody can say that I am not trying! Got to explore every possibility. Leave no stone unturned and all that.

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Re: Clutching at straws?
« Reply #32 on: 12.07. 2018 14:32 »
Note quite the same but could be worth a try. When I first had the A10 the clutch actually locked up a couple of times and would not disengage. Pulled it apart and put it back together again fine until warm. The second time I spent ages with forum help going through everything trying to find what was wrong. I ended up using an old set of roller bearings I had, even though the ones in there measure the same (Vernier gauge not a micrometre).
I would try removing one roller just to see if it is because it is all to tight when warm.

PS it is still fine.

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Re: Clutching at straws?
« Reply #33 on: 12.07. 2018 15:27 »
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I would try removing one roller just to see if it is because it is all to tight when warm.
Angus, thanks for your suggestion. I will check that out, whatever it is that is going on is clearly very obscure (at least to me) so anything is worth investigating. I have nothing to lose, and much to gain.

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Re: Clutching at straws?
« Reply #34 on: 13.07. 2018 03:33 »
 I just remembered.... dunno if it was Angus'issue or someone elses ,  but maybe check the length, as the issue of which I'm thinking was 1/4" long rollers (6.35) instead of 6mm long- that's enough difference to make a difference...  *conf2*
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