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Old 02-05-2013, 12:40 PM   #114
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Originally Posted by Kai Ju View Post
I just installed a new felt in my clutch pushrod and could for the life of me not get it started in the input shaft. It kept peeling up.
I found a spacer that had a slighly larger ID than the OD of the pushrod so I carefully worked the spacer over the felt, with grease, and installed the pushrod into the shaft. Imagine a ring compressor. Worked quite well I have to say.
dental floss! I had the same problem, but someone in my thread suggested wrapping the felt with floss to compress and insert, then unwind the floss...
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