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RichB

A guy gave me a 17gth-l; I got it running and it runs well. But I cam get cone clutch off.

cone clutch is shot. I of several pullers but I can not the cone clutch off. can anyone give me hints of getting the cone clutch off.

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RayS

Are you trying to pull it all off at once or just the plate with lining. The plate should come off easily with a puller as long as the woodruff key isn`t messed up. If trying to pull the whole assembly at once, it isn`t going to happen. There is a retaining ring between the pulley and woodruff key.

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HubbardRA

From my experience, whenever I have had a cone clutch on the BGB to go out, it has been because the bearing in the clutch has gone bad. I have replaced several of those and they are special and can only be purchased from Simplicity. There is a very thin sleeve inside the inner race and that is the primary failure point.

For the clutch lining I have been using leather. It usually takes ab out 6 pieces to get the conical shape right. I glue it in with contact cement, I think I used Formica countertop cement. Still working great after three years and much cheaper than the new ones from Simplicity.

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