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Old 03-08-2012, 01:50 PM   #226
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That cap is a socket head (allen),,,, are you sure that's not what you are observing??

If it's that caked up around there, you need to really clean up that area before removing the cap anyway.

If the jet was that clogged, you would have toasted the clutch long ago.
Looking at that picture, that cap bolt is not there. Unless I'm misunderstanding how the oil jet works, wouldn't there be oil shooting out of the hole without the bolt?

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Old 03-08-2012, 02:20 PM   #227
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[QUOTE=stevodadevo;18168702]Looking at that picture, that cap bolt is not there. Unless I'm misunderstanding how the oil jet works, wouldn't there be oil shooting out of the hole without the bolt?[quote]

There is full oil pressure there. Without the bolt, the oil engine oil would probably drained in about 2 minutes.

IIRC, Oil comes in through a port just below the cap. Then it goes down through the jet and through the clutch pushrod to the other side of the engine.

Can you post a pic?
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Old 03-08-2012, 02:22 PM   #228
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There is full oil pressure there. Without the bolt, the oil engine oil would probably drained in about 2 minutes.

IIRC, Oil comes in through a port just below the cap. Then it goes down through the jet and through the clutch pushrod to the other side of the engine.

Can you post a pic?
I'm at a loss as to how I could have no bolt and at the same time not be losing oil. I'm starting to get worried.

I'll post pics when I get home.
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Old 03-08-2012, 03:01 PM   #229
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The pic on the right shows where it should be.

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Old 03-08-2012, 03:33 PM   #230
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The pic on the right shows where it should be.

If that's what it's supposed to look like, then the bolt is not there.
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Old 03-08-2012, 03:34 PM   #231
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I use a Q-tip to get the screw out,

Thanks! This worked great for me, just pressed it in after unthreading the jet, and it stuck right to it.
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Old 03-08-2012, 06:16 PM   #232
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Looking at that picture, that cap bolt is not there. Unless I'm misunderstanding how the oil jet works, wouldn't there be oil shooting out of the hole without the bolt?
Nevermind!! I'm retarded. The bolt is there. Thanks for the help.
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Old 03-08-2012, 07:41 PM   #233
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Nevermind!! I'm retarded. The bolt is there. Thanks for the help.

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The jet from my SMT is marked "30" but it doesn't have a hole on the top of the cone. There is a hole on the bottom but I can't get anything to poke through.
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Old 04-14-2012, 02:34 PM   #235
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The jet from my SMT is marked "30" but it doesn't have a hole on the top of the cone. There is a hole on the bottom but I can't get anything to poke through.
My thoughts would be it's plugged.....

I think everything newer then 05' came with a JET, not a plug.
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Old 04-14-2012, 02:46 PM   #236
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My thoughts would be it's plugged.....

I think everything newer then 05' came with a JET, not a plug.

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My thoughts would be it's plugged.....

I think everything newer then 05' came with a JET, not a plug.
I got it. Even though the top of the cone looked all brass with no hint of a hole, I started picking away at it and ultimately got it opened back up by with a few spins of an Xacto blade.
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Old 04-14-2012, 07:00 PM   #238
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The jet from my SMT is marked "30" but it doesn't have a hole on the top of the cone. There is a hole on the bottom but I can't get anything to poke through.
I'm sure it's been mentioned before, but electric guitar strings are brilliant for cleaning these jets, and other similar jets of different sizes. A pack costs all of $10 or so, great for the toolbox.
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Old 04-14-2012, 09:11 PM   #239
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I got it. Even though the top of the cone looked all brass with no hint of a hole, I started picking away at it and ultimately got it opened back up by with a few spins of an Xacto blade.
Dang, That was REALLY plugged. I'd check your booster system "ramps" and make sure it's not cooked before you have more issues for lack of oil flow.
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Old 04-14-2012, 09:37 PM   #240
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Here's what the New Version (Convex design) of the Jet (hole seems smaller) Looks like whereas the Old Version was Concave.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...196367&page=12

" I got a new #30 jet, installed it, and immediately enjoyed the drag-free clutch action I had before the mod.


One nice little detail about the replacement jet-



If you look close, you will see the center area of the jet is convex, and resembles a volcano's profile, as opposed to my original jet which had a concave center. The old jet allowed even the tiniest amount of debris block the the extremely small opening.
The new-style jet will require a relatively large amount of debris to pile up high enough to restrict flow. Nice!"
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