Originally Posted by goatroper
You know about the thrust washers on the crank, yes?
Aah yes, thanks, but I almost just took it apart before I accidentally
read about it.
I took a few spacers the same thickness as the ring gear and screwed back the original bolts, this keeps the front and back clear without the worries of the thrust washers slipping out. But to put the spacers in, I had to block the crank from the front.