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Removal of Wrist pin circlip

Rather than Circlip it had Snap rings, romoved them, but pin still doesn't come out and can't see a Circlip. Why won't the the pin come out? Don't want to force anything. Manual just says remove Cirlip with a Tinners Awl and Pin would slide right out?

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The pin is pressed in as well as retained by the clip.

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You didn't say what year the bike is. There is a place on the web you can see an exploded view of your gearbox (and all the rest of the bike).

Go to the site below where you can see a parts diagram for your specific bike. You will select the actual brand, year, model, etc., once you go to the site. Part numbers and prices are also shown. You can order parts from this site. In the event no price is shown on a particular part and/or the notation "Not Available" is in the description, the part is not in stock. www.babbittsonline.com/pages/parts/viewbybrandand/parts.aspx

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give the pin a tap with a hammer..see if that moves it...think these are spring load'ed so dont lose the spring...hope this helps

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You need a special tool to compress the clutch spring. When you compress the clutch spring, the ring that prevents the circlip from coming out will move backwards allowing you to get the circlip out. Then the clutch spring and pressure plate will come off with the tool. Jim's, Barnett's, and Motion Pro makes the tool and it cost about sixty dollars.
http://www.customchrome.net/icatalog/full.aspx?Page=1229

Good Luck
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