Originally Posted by Bill Harris
See that pin/shaft pressed into the rear cover that the kickstart gear rides on? It is prone to loosening with use and can migrate into the case. Cure is to center drill and tap that shaft (5 or 6mm thread) and bolt a large flat/fender washer on the backside/outside. --Bill
Couldn't I simply red Loctite it into place then promise never to use my kickstart?