Re: Shim question on my a35!

Brandon Weiss (Detective brandon to you) /
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> mark barney Wrote:

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> Yeah its got the star washer behind the nut. But im talking about aint

> there supposed to be a shim on the crankshaft so it doesn't hit

> crankshaft seal??

You are indeed supposed to have a thick shim behind the clutch bell. Not because it will hit the seal, but because it would allow the bell to rub on the gears to the right without it. Also, the bushing in the bell would rub on the crank shoulder and bind/wear prematurely.

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