X9 Owners Club Gallery

Scooter related interest

DSCF0024~0.JPGEmpty transmission casing153 viewsAll cleaned out of old belt dust ready for reassembly
DSCF0059.JPGLower screw position102 viewsWhy the belly pan has to be eased down to get to the screws
DSCF0025.JPGVariator parts115 viewsCleaned and ready for refitting after examination wor wear
DSCF0030~0.JPGRear pulley assembly244 viewsImportant to be scrupulous with old dust removal especially in the split between pulley halves
DSCF0032~0.JPGFirst slide on the spacer102 viewsInner chamfer towards the engine as shown is extremely important!
DSCF0033~0.JPGVariator is slip into place102 viewsHaving dropped in the rollers and the ramp plate hold in position and slide onto lightly greased shaft
DSCF0034~0.JPGSPacer Tube86 viewsSlide the spacer tube into place with a tiny smear of copper grease
DSCF0035~0.JPGSlide on the spacer86 viewsSometimes called the 'fuzzy washer' and a thicker one lowers the gearing. Never try leaving it off or the outer pulley gets stuck solid on the shaft.
DSCF0036~0.JPGRear pulley needle bearings268 viewsApply some LM grease to the inner bearings of the rear pulley. Not too much but enough to fill the cavity inside the sleeve.
DSCF0037~0.JPGEngage the belt into the rear pulley113 viewsPlace your foot on the top of the clutch and squeeze the upper pulley towards you by rotating it, and engage the belt as deep as possible.
DSCF0038~0.JPGDirection Arrows104 viewsMake sure you get the direction arrows pointing correctly in the direction the belt rotates (top forward)
DSCF0039~1.JPGSlide on the rear pulley101 viewsAvoid getting greasy fingers on either the belt or the pulley sides when assembling, although it will soon wear off and be no long term problem.
DSCF0041~2.JPGFront fastenings100 viewsSlide on the two washers making sure the convex one is the right way round
DSCF0043~0.JPGFit and tighten the nut94 views
DSCF0044~0.JPGCheck the belt104 viewsMake sure the belt is not nipped by the pulley halves and that the torque on the nut is fully used to force the outer pulley onto the spacer tube and washer.
DSCF0048.JPGRefit the damper pulley99 viewsLightly grease the pivot bolt and refit the pulley noting that it is the correct way around.
DSCF0049.JPGStart the engine98 viewsRun for only a few seconds just to settle the belt into the normal tension.
DSCF0050.JPGFit the clutch drum117 viewsLightly grease the shaft and slide the drum and then the spacer washer onto the rear shaft.
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