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Old 04-12-2009, 01:10 AM
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Location: Pittsburgh, PA
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Default Re: New to Forum and need clutch help

I didn't like the kink in the cable at the clutch arm either when installing my engine. The original setup looked like a bad idea. So, I added a homemade bracket made from brass I got at the hobby shop to hold the end of the cable at the end of the clutch arm. The bracket is held onto the clutch arm with a screw and nut. I deformed the threads at the end of the screw to keep the nut on. I also had to solder a cable stop onto the cable. My current setup eliminates the kink and and lets the clutch cable pull straight on the end of the clutch arm. The clutch cable should last longer. See attached photos. When the current cable does break, Iíll replace it with heavy duty BMX cable, which looks at least 1.5 times the diameter of the stock cable.
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