Center gasket on a 1987 750 paso (Pantah)

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Brotje
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Center gasket on a 1987 750 paso (Pantah)

Post by Brotje » Mon Nov 08, 2010 7:33 pm

I was wondering if I need the gasket between the cases or if I can just use silicone gasket maker? Will it affect the clearance on the Crankshaft?

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Post by wdietz186 » Tue Nov 09, 2010 4:46 pm

Using sealer between the cases is perfectly OK. You will have to re-shim the crank,trans shafts,shift drum and maybe the jackshaft.Or I think Steve sells a gasket set to cover the belt 750.You should still check the crank preload and the shaft clearances no matter which way you go.

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Post by Brotje » Tue Nov 09, 2010 9:15 pm

Do you know what the tolerance is on the shafts?

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Post by wdietz186 » Tue Nov 16, 2010 11:44 am

Go for approx. .004" preload on the crank, .004" end float on the trans shafts,and .008" end float on the shift drum.

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Post by Brotje » Tue Nov 30, 2010 11:11 pm

Sorry for the delay, been traveling. Got it back together today. Third crank fired right up! I think I need to rebuild the carb now. The idle mixture screw on the left side does nothing. Thanks for the advice!

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