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Old 04-09-2005, 01:25 AM   #21031
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Mark,
I can only say that this is one of the best, if not the best article I have read so far.
Man can learn so much from it
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Old 04-09-2005, 01:30 AM   #21032
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Here's a pic - it can explain it better than I can in words


I measure from the end of the flywheel retaining nut to the top of pre-tension nut with calipers in this manner:



The clutch was nice, it wasn't too agressive - probably you'd need to use a bigger clutch gap and/or grubscrews in the flyweights to achieve this.

My pit monkey is Sow&Steady - are you sure you want him or are you after the services of the one true Pit Prophet??
Mark, can I use the old (used) black clutch and cut it into 3rd's or must be the new one
I would use the one I have now in the clutch an replace it with yelow one.
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Old 04-09-2005, 01:45 AM   #21033
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Mark,
I can only say that this is one of the best, if not the best article I have read so far.
Man can learn so much from it
Thanks for the nice comments I'll try and keep the standard up for the next article.
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Old 04-09-2005, 01:46 AM   #21034
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Mark, can I use the old (used) black clutch and cut it into 3rd's or must be the new one
I would use the one I have now in the clutch an replace it with yelow one.
As long as the black clutch shoe isn't too worn, then it should be fine.
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As long as the black clutch shoe isn't too worn, then it should be fine.
How do you know when the cluch is worn too much.
Do you measure thicknes of the clutch?
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Old 04-09-2005, 02:02 AM   #21036
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How do you know when the cluch is worn too much.
Do you measure thicknes of the clutch?
Yep, just measure it against a new one and see what the difference in size is.
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Yep, just measure it against a new one and see what the difference in size is.
How much difference can be beetwen new and old one ?
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How much difference can be beetwen new and old one ?
More difficult to answer - I personally would think 1mm would still be ok, but then after I wouldn't be too sure.
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More difficult to answer - I personally would think 1mm would still be ok, but then after I wouldn't be too sure.
Thanks Mark,

I'll measure the old and new when I get back home.
Is it raining in Nuremberg? Here is
What about your track, is it finished?
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Thanks Mark,

I'll measure the old and new when I get back home.
Is it raining in Nuremberg? Here is
What about your track, is it finished?
Yep, same here Tomorrow may be dry, though
I've just done a first tank run on my Palmaris P/S kit - man is it ever tight. Took ages until I could get it to turn over without sticking - hairdryer at full speed!!!

I had to let one tank through at idle, I had no choice, I needed the hairdryer everytime I needed to restart and the track I go to had no 240v power

The Nuremberg track is ready for action now - I just have to wait for the weather to be ok....hopefully tomorrow.

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I have a JP FX-12 engine that is also very tight. I read your post and will also give it a hairdryer whirl to heat it up. Good tip !

I guess after the first race I should be OK. Also need to use a decent starter box.



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Old 04-09-2005, 03:44 AM   #21042
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The Serpent starter box is very good, but make sure you use good quality batteries. I use two LRP 3300 stick packs - good for the whole day!

For run in, look at the WOT method in the FAQ which is attached in my signature.
The WOT method has to be done on the track, though.

For my Palmaris P/S kit I couldn't start off doing the WOT method, as even with a bit of pre-heating the engine wouldn't turn over. For this reason, I had to run a tank at a fast idle speed, keeping the temp at 70C.
Normally I would pre-heat my engine in my car, with the heater on full blast, but this time it wasn't hot enough.

Cheers, Mark.
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Holly snapin pine cones ! Just noticed the FAQ ...

Great job Mark.

Thanks
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Holly snapin pine cones ! Just noticed the FAQ ...

Great job Mark.

Thanks
It happens Have fun with it.
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I'm about to instal ventilated brake disk 9606 with 9607 brake plates.
How should I turn the disk?
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