Woodruff Keys

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  1. LilCerberus

    LilCerberus New Member

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    I bought a Chinese 2stroke from Lucky Early Bird.

    I keep losing Woodruff Keys.
    Could someone please tell me where I can find Woodruff Keys, & what size I'd need?

    tnx
     
  2. Al.Fisherman

    Al.Fisherman New Member

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    Either buy them from a vendor, or buy (local) one close (a little large) and file down.
     
  3. LilCerberus

    LilCerberus New Member

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    I couldn't find any Woodruff keys, those Half-Moon shaped slivers of metal needed to hold the Bevel Gear & Magneto Wheel in position...
     
  4. Al.Fisherman

    Al.Fisherman New Member

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    What do you mean, loosing the keys?
    You haven't looked for them in the correct store.Possibility...Lowe's or Home Depot. Good possibility...NAPA or some Mom and Pop stores. Then through a engine vendor or anywhere on line.
     
  5. LilCerberus

    LilCerberus New Member

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    Do you know what Size i'd need?
     
  6. 2door

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    The Ace Hardware stores near me(Denver Colorado) carry SAE and metric woodruff keys.
    How are you "loosing" them? They usually don't just fall out.

    Tom
     
  7. LilCerberus

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    Because of the way the engine rod spins, the screw that holds the bevel gear in place unscrews itself, then the bevel gear pops off.
     
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    I would get a custom one made at acehardware
     

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