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Quickly remove you Elcon or Lauterbach clutch

January 26, 2009 by  
Filed under Tips & Tricks

A quick and easy way to remove you elcon or lauterbach clutch. all you need is a piston lock, a pair of needle nose pliers, and a screwdriver.

These clutches use the taper to lock onto the crankshaft. To remove them follow these simple steps.

  1. Remove the spark plug and install the piston stopper
  2. Insert the tips of the neddle nose pliers into a pair of the holes directly opposite from each other on the face of the clutch. You can do this on both clutches
  3. Insert a screwdriver between the plier tips and use it as a lever
  4. Wrench on the screwdriver. All you need to do is break the taper lock. After you do that the clutch falls off.

This is a quick and dirty way to remove these clutches. On the elcon clutch be careful not to tweak the thin cover plate with the tips of the pliers.

Submitted by:
Brice Arnold

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