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How do I remove the sprocket and clutch on the Mac 3200 chain saw

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Use this as a guide:
R² Drive Link Outboard Clutch
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdqkIuVNUQc

  1. Check at the IPL for your saw to see if any special tools are needed.
  2. A length of starter cord or nylon rope may be used instead of the piston stop (retain 6" ± so you can remove it). Make sure the piston is near the top of the cylinder before feeding the cord or it can fall through the exhaust port and damage the piston as it rises.
  3. It is probably a left handed thread (tighten it to loosen it).
    Let us know how it worked for you. GL
    Lou

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

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