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Starter coupling wear out the hex ball and the socket

Starter coupling wear out the hex ball and the socket


  • Starter coupling does not last long. (CA3018)
  • Hex adapter from the starter is also rounded

  • Starter coupling is made of a soft metal.
  • Hex starter is sliping at each start and round the starter coupling

  • Change the part CA3018 (new one will not last longer)
  • Buy a real hex adapter with a one way bearing like this one:

    Which will last forever, and throw away this kind:
  • Eventualy you can buy the aftermarket part

    Some people has reported good result with it, but it is expensive. Buy this prt only if you want a metal clutch.


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