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Old 09-15-2011, 07:26 PM
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Default Re: Harbor Freight auger Help needed

I'm not quite sure I understand what you mean when you say "adjust my engine to friction drive channel spacing"? I've tried adjusting the spacing with washers so that a small amount of the centrifugal clutch was outside of the clutch drum and I've tried it with the clutch almost touching the inner surface of the clutch bellhousing.

Either way, I break clutch springs. I do agree with your replacing the stock bolts as they aren't very good quality......I snapped all 4 mounting bolts starting up the motor.

I pulled on the starter cord and the motor broke right off of the FD unit. Never had anything like that ever happen before.
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