Donsld Ferguson Jr

  • Donsld Ferguson Jr posted a new activity comment 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Thank you. It does have the thick washer.
    I think the problem this time is the new bolt I used was a tad too long and bottomed out just as itvwas getting tight.
    That was my gut feeling when I tightened it, thatvit may have ottomedcout, and it seemed to very tight. The clutch was on tight.
    What makes me think this is the case is the bolt did not…[Read more]

  • Donsld Ferguson Jr posted a new activity comment 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Once the secondary clutch is installed on the input shaft I see a long space from the tip of the shaft to the “mouth” of the clutch hole. Is there supposed to be a filler block in there, or is this just empty space? Thanks.

    • Its just empty space but they did use a real thick washer on the end so you could crank the bolt tight.

      • Thank you. It does have the thick washer.
        I think the problem this time is the new bolt I used was a tad too long and bottomed out just as itvwas getting tight.
        That was my gut feeling when I tightened it, thatvit may have ottomedcout, and it seemed to very tight. The clutch was on tight.
        What makes me think this is the case is the bolt did not…[Read more]

  • Donsld Ferguson Jr posted a new activity comment 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Thank you. There must be something else going on that I can’t figure out.
    Yes, the proper key is installed. The clutch is new, the T20 works fine.
    I don’t have the length of the original bolt installed at the factory . It broke many years ago and I replaced it with one “close enough” because its all the hardware store had in stock. It is 4 inches…[Read more]

  • Hello. My first entry here. I have major issues with the secondary cluch bolt rattling loose and causing the clutch to wobble, which enlargens the center hole. This enlargened hole ruins the clutch, as it don’t fit the input shaft snug any more.

    The bolt is new, lots of high strength loktite used, new lock washer. Yet, it eventually wobbles…[Read more]

    • Sounds like you got something else going on .I have never seen or heard of a secondary coming loose in one of these.In 45 years i never needed to loctite a bolt on usually the problem is you can’t get the clutch off are you sure your not missing the key way and the clutch is spinning on the shaft and loosening up.I saw someone ride an entire…[Read more]

      • Thank you. There must be something else going on that I can’t figure out.
        Yes, the proper key is installed. The clutch is new, the T20 works fine.
        I don’t have the length of the original bolt installed at the factory . It broke many years ago and I replaced it with one “close enough” because its all the hardware store had in stock. It is 4 inches…[Read more]

      • Once the secondary clutch is installed on the input shaft I see a long space from the tip of the shaft to the “mouth” of the clutch hole. Is there supposed to be a filler block in there, or is this just empty space? Thanks.

        • Its just empty space but they did use a real thick washer on the end so you could crank the bolt tight.

          • Thank you. It does have the thick washer.
            I think the problem this time is the new bolt I used was a tad too long and bottomed out just as itvwas getting tight.
            That was my gut feeling when I tightened it, thatvit may have ottomedcout, and it seemed to very tight. The clutch was on tight.
            What makes me think this is the case is the bolt did not…[Read more]