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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-21-2016, 07:29 PM Thread Starter
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Clutch basket lock nut..how to remove?

How the hell do I remove this thing? I can't figure out a good way to hold it.

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Clutch baskets have a tool, or you can use a heavy duty strap wrench.

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yea, use the special (but inexpensive) tool or a strap wrench to hold the basket.

you can try to hold the basket by the posts that the pressure plate bolts go into, but I dont recommend it.. they will snap off pretty easily

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This is well worth the $16. I removed mine without the tool and then bought it when I needed to remove a 2nd time. Useful for installation too. Heck, you could sell it when your done for 0 cost.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

The first time I used one of those $4 harborfreight strap wrenches and modified a cheap clamp such as in the video link below. View the Roach's videos as they show exactly what you want to see: https://www.vn750.com/forum/31-engine...ld-videos.html

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