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Old 10-08-2012, 01:28 PM   #3594
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Location: Greater SLC
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Originally Posted by jesusgatos View Post
Speaking of over-tightening, broke the countershaft sprocket bolt yesterday. Was a little bit careless (not using a torque wrench), but had hardly started tightening it when it sheared-off. Way down deep in there. Fortunately, the moto-gods smiled on me and was able to drill/extract it. Was not looking forward to splitting cases. By the way, 7000+ miles on this bike now, most of them on-road, about half of them with a cush-hub. Countershaft splines still look brand-new.

Looks like you did a HELL of a job keeping that drill straight!

Last time I snapped a bolt that bad, I threw my ratchet across the driveway....
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