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I have a red Dirt Dog.Looks like a Jeep.It has a Comet
Torq-A-verter Asymmetric.C.A.T.99.It has three holes in it on one side that are numbered 1,2,3.It looks like it is set on number one.I can see a pin or something in it.Two and three are empty holes.Can i adjust it and how do I do so.Also, could you tell me what this adjustment dose.
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the "pin" is actually a spring, moving the spring into the other holes will in-crease the amount of time it takes the tc to shift up, this is good for climbing hills.
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Moving into the higher holes will decrease tension and force the clutch to engage faster and lead to a potentially dangerous situation should your kart be pointed towards your neighbor's new car...
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Thanks for the reply,but how do I adjust it.I have pretty good trails but there are a few hills I have trouble with.If I adjust it to the two or three will it climb better??It is a very strong cart,but those dang hills slow me down.Thanks..
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as per blaz's reply, no. number one has the most tension. for climbing the hills you want to stay in a ratio that will get you there. at least, that's what i understand from blaz.
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Mike, thank you for making sense.

Gearing and Engagement can occasionally accomplish similar results are not the same thing, if you want to climb a hill you need to change your ratio for more torque, not have your clutch catch earlier.
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that being said, by having your clutch engage later, your engine will be at a higher power rating when it does engage. think of a stall convertor in an auto tranny.
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Moving into the higher holes will decrease tension and force the clutch to engage faster and lead to a potentially dangerous situation should your kart be pointed towards your neighbor's new car...
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