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Old 09-28-2013, 05:53 PM   #98
Plaka
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Originally Posted by Global Rider View Post
I wonder why they use a wire keeper if it is in so tight, unless it gets that way over time.

So it is not a bucked tapered pin that I was expecting as used on other distributors that I have worked on that use one to hold the drive gear on.
No, a strait pin and an interference fit. The drive dog on the can floats back and forth on the pin (pin pressed into dog, but free through the shaft bore). So the shaft is always working the pin against the tight holes on both ends. The clip on the outside is CYA.
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