Re: Variator sticking - Mobylette AV7

The Operative /
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Got some input from a bloke I know in the UK:

"The moving cone is moving out too far and running off the end of the pins. Definitely not right by a long way.

Needs stripdown and at least the washer taken out behind the fixed cone.

Back nut is LH thread *very important.

Fixed cone is standard RH thread, but needs to be undone with a chain wrench , and we heat by oxy-acetylene to heat and release the threads.

The people who assembled that are fuckin' idiots."

Fully agreed, here is the most competent of the assemblers below:

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Quality control just isn't what it used to be:

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