Strange clutch problem

Jim Stewart js at
Wed Jul 1 22:04:38 PDT 2009

Chris Burgess wrote:
> Nope sometimes after it welds it breaks loose.  I had the bearing under the
> first driven gear in my tranny weld itself to the shaft and the gear.  It
> then broke loose from the shaft.  At least that is what it looked like.

Hmmm. Well, I wasn't planning to look inside the gearbox in this case. But sure, 
friction welds can break loose.

I'll keep my eyes open - thanks.


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