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My clutches outer housing is very loose. How do I fix it.

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Video might be better. What model clutch, how loose, what overall condition, etc?
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It is pretty loose. I have a video, but apparently it is invalid to upload...
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You have to be a little more informative. We the outside world isnt psychic, so give all info available.
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I realize that, but I have no information really. I have a video, but the site wont let me upload it.

Basically, the outer housing on the clutch wobbles around alot, so it makes quite a bit of noise as I ride. I will try to upload pictures tomorrow, since the video dosent work
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Upload the the to YouTube, and then post the link here
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OK...... Is a(TC) CVT or a centrifugal clutch... for starters. Thats what were getting at.
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It's centrifugal.
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I know this sounds dumb, but is the bolt holding the clutch onto the crank tightened properly
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As far as I can tell, yes.
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is the bolt too long and bottoming out on the hole
even if its just half a turn too long

does it make any funny grinding noieses when u spin it
when last did u oil it, the bushing aint shot

is the sirclip still on the front
or if its ssealed then is there any crackes in it
if u cant get a vid up then at least pics
how much movement
as in how far back and forth does it go

have u taken it off the crank to ensure the movement is between the ineer and outer parts and not the fit on the crank
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Only the outer housing moves, the inner parts are secure. It is also very rusty, and I don't know how long ago it got oiled, I bought the whole cart used a few weeks ago
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Here you go, sorry for horrible filming.
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The bronze bushing (thats pressed into the center of your clutch drum) is wore out.
If your clutch is a Maxtorqe brand, you could order a replacement bushing here: http://www.mfgsupply.com/gomini/gomi...chcentmax.html

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Is it possible to buy a bushing from a local hardware store, or do I have to order it special?

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At the moment my clutch has a 12 tooth gear. The axle has 58 teeth. I have a second clutch with 21 teeth, would it be ok to switch them out? What would the impact be?
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we need your tire size to tell, theres a speed calculator on the site homepage, im not the greatest with ratios but i beleive that thats a 5:2 ratio, so about a 1.75:1 ratio, im not sure but i think that would burn your clutch,
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12T and 58T= 4.83:1
21T and 58T= 2.76:1

2.76:1 is waaaaaay too high, no matter what!
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Dang...well that's useless. The gear is welded to the clutch too...oh well T_T
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What is the optimum ratio to have?

If you wanna know i have 10" tires.
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