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Old 11-12-2013, 10:48 AM
crassius crassius is offline
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Default Re: what did you do to your motorized bicycle today?

Originally Posted by Ouch that Hurt View Post
Blew another woodruff key. This time on the chain drive gear. Can i get this welded on? Will it mess stuff up if i ever have to take it apart?
Bummer, that shouldn't happen if the taper is right on the shaft and it is torqued down well. Usually, with enough torque, the taper will hold it well without a key.

Makes me wonder if someone at factory grabbed a clutch & sprocket with wrong taper for that shaft.
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