collapse

www.dimecitycycles.com

https://www.townmoto.com/collections/vanson-leathers


www.restocycle.com

www.CITYLIMITMOTO.com

www.jadusmotorcycleparts.com

www.bisonmotorsports.com

www.speedmotoco.com

www.lostapostlejewelry.com

www.cognitomoto.com

www.sparckmoto.com

www.pistonsociety.com

www.steeltowngarage.com


Author Topic: CB360 Kickstart Ratchet Guide Keeps Failing  (Read 188 times)

Offline thrillseeker

  • Posts: 368
CB360 Kickstart Ratchet Guide Keeps Failing
« on: Sep 28, 2018, 19:53:09 »
I've gone through 3 kickstart ratchet guides now. What am I doing wrong?? they keep cracking in the "armpit" of the guide portion that pulls the ratchets apart. I've checked each time and I'm putting everything together in the correct sequence. This time, I got the bike running and immediately it started again with the dreaded buzzing where the gears aren't separating enough so they rub together. My first thought was I put it together wrong. but I just split the case again and everything was together in the proper order but the guide was cracked and bent so it wasn't pulling the lobe of the gear far enough. I was really hoping to participate in DGR this sunday but it looks like that's not happening. help help help!
Don't take life too seriously, you'll never get out alive.

Offline thrillseeker

  • Posts: 368
Re: CB360 Kickstart Ratchet Guide Keeps Failing
« Reply #1 on: Oct 08, 2018, 22:27:52 »
nobody? :/
Don't take life too seriously, you'll never get out alive.

Offline irk miller

  • DTT SUPPORTER
  • *
  • DTT BOTM WINNER
  • *
  • Posts: 8000
  • You've been mostly-dead all day.
Re: CB360 Kickstart Ratchet Guide Keeps Failing
« Reply #2 on: Oct 08, 2018, 22:47:43 »
Aw man.  This probably got buried.  Hard to say without pics, honestly.  Might be something you're not seeing that one us may notice.  I've never had this issue, so I'm not sure off hand.  Most of my knowledge comes from fucking something up and having to figure out how to get it right.

Offline thrillseeker

  • Posts: 368
Re: CB360 Kickstart Ratchet Guide Keeps Failing
« Reply #3 on: Oct 08, 2018, 23:07:49 »
Here's what happens. You can see the cracks in the armpit of the guide from it getting bent out. It's definitely not from being too hard on the kick start because I never jump on it or anything. Sometimes the lever does snap back because of the return spring but im pretty sure that's by design, right? Seems like it should be able to handle the force from the spring tension it was designed to use.




Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Don't take life too seriously, you'll never get out alive.

Offline thrillseeker

  • Posts: 368
Re: CB360 Kickstart Ratchet Guide Keeps Failing
« Reply #4 on: Oct 08, 2018, 23:11:59 »
I've thought about adding some weld to the inside and outside of the bend to make it stronger once I get a new one in the mail. But it doesn't seem like I should have to do that. I haven't read about this being a common issue for anyone else


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Don't take life too seriously, you'll never get out alive.

Offline irk miller

  • DTT SUPPORTER
  • *
  • DTT BOTM WINNER
  • *
  • Posts: 8000
  • You've been mostly-dead all day.
Re: CB360 Kickstart Ratchet Guide Keeps Failing
« Reply #5 on: Oct 08, 2018, 23:32:05 »
Which way is the side that's facing us installed.  Inbound or outbound?


Offline thrillseeker

  • Posts: 368
CB360 Kickstart Ratchet Guide Keeps Failing
« Reply #7 on: Oct 09, 2018, 07:47:43 »
Yup that's the way. I even tested functionality by hand to make sure the lobe properly aligned with the guide and the gears separated properly.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
« Last Edit: Oct 09, 2018, 07:50:54 by thrillseeker »
Don't take life too seriously, you'll never get out alive.