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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 04-21-2018, 02:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Wrightster View Post
What excellent information and photos!
BUT I have a problem that I haven't seen mentioned anywhere:
The adjusting screw is no longer "there". Because everything was ripped apart the adjusting screw is no longer attached to anything. (That was actually my first indication of a problem - I couldn't adjust the clutch because it would just spin. Opening it up, I found out why when the adjusting screw just fell out...)
So, if anyone's reading this, what would you do to get the clutch plates, etc. out. I've seen various homemade tools as well as the "official" ones, but they all depend on having an adjusting screw that is still attached.
HELP - I want my Sportster back!
I have this exact problem. Advice anyone?
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post #12 of 13 (permalink) Old 07-14-2018, 05:19 AM
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So, c0pperh34d - have you heard anything? I haven't seen a thing about this. I keep searching for any leads and find nothing. My bikes been torn down for a year and a quarter. SOMEONE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!
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post #13 of 13 (permalink) Old 07-14-2018, 06:43 AM
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If you're just trying to get the clutch apart why not just drill the hole in the plate larger and tap it for a larger screw. OR tap the hole to the next size larger metric thread without drilling the hole.

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