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we are ready to put the side cover back on can not figure out how to get it on with the shift lever and the triangle with 3 balls and the spring, how do you hold it all together and keep it lined up?
 

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It's a lot easier if you lay the 4-wheeler over on it's side. Don't forget to time the clutch lever. There's a punch mark on it that you line of with the an arrow or mark on the crankcase.
 

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With the 4-wheeler on it's side, just put all the parts where they go and they should stay there while you put the cover on. Just try not to shake it too much. All the parts should look like this:

 

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Thanks Helmut, just as I posted it my uncle got it on and its back to life! I must say.. the heavy duty springs in the change clutch gave it quite a firm feel in the shifter not sure my wife will be able to shift it barefoot anymore. LOL Took it for a test run down the street (my uncle lives in town) and it shifted real firm everything worked fine.. Let it warm up a bit while we cleaned up the shop some and then took it down the streat again. This time I pinned it through the gears. The front end came way up when it hit seccond and it hopped a little through third and fourth. Kinda startled me at first wasn't really expecting that. The timing chain was streched quite a bit and with a new one the rattle I was hearing is gone. Now all I hear is a little bit of piston slap which is going to have to wait till another time. In the end everything went GREAT and the end result is even greater! Thanks again to everyone on this board for all the help and support!
 

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That's great, glad everything worked out.
 

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Thanks I'm glad too because it seems everytime I take something in to my uncles to work on it becomes a huge PITA LOL Just my luck I guess. Anyway is there a "break in" on new clutch plates or should I just carry on business as usual?
 

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Anyway is there a "break in" on new clutch plates or should I just carry on business as usual?
No break in period. You should be good to go.
 

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GREAT! next weekend I'm planning to take the drag harrow down and drag my friends yard so he can plant grass.. didn't know if I needed to spend the week breaking it in or not.
 

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GREAT! next weekend I'm planning to take the drag harrow down and drag my friends yard so he can plant grass.. didn't know if I needed to spend the week breaking it in or not.
You should be fine. Did you set the clutch free play when you put it back together?
 

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Yes sir we sure did. Funny you mention that because at first we snugged the bolts on the cover and then tried the shifter and there was very little resistance on it, then we remembered AH! the adjuster is backed all the way out. Adjusted it like you're supposed to and walah! it worked like a champ!
 

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You should be fine then.
 

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oh my you need to ride it all week just so youll feel at home when you drag your friends home. or just because you can either way congrads on a job well done
 
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