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Old 02-22-2009, 09:53 AM   #1
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I was looking at pics and i saw that alot of guys are running like a steel mesh over the holes on their cases. It looks like it is glued on. Any one know how that is done?
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Any kind of steel epoxy would work.

Some use JB Weld, I used a different brand, but sameidea. Go to any hardware store and you can find something like it.......
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Cut to fit, bend it in to form gently, then CA glue it on. Wha-la. A little extra glue after it dries will also help.
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thanks also what do you think of the elcon with the trutle racing housing?
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thanks also what do you think of the elcon with the trutle racing housing?
It is a fine clutch, from what I've read. I plan on using the Luaterbacher........
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Old 02-22-2009, 10:15 AM   #6
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Just reverse you shoes and see how you like that.
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Here is the Mesh mod
The Elcon runs fine with the tr system, thats what I use.
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hey was there supposted to be a link eddy?
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http://www.asaad.com/meshmod.htm

This is a good one.
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You can also purchase a kit:

http://slammerrc.com/slammerdamns.html
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hey how effective is this it looks like it could take a while. And also have nessesary is it?
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hey how effective is this it looks like it could take a while. And also have nessesary is it?
Is it necessary? No, but you will kick yourself if you ever get a rock up into that flywheel and it snaps off fins.........
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what glue do you suggest?
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Another option for flywheel protection, albeit an expensive one, are the billet cases we make, this concern (flywheel damage) was a point of concern when designing.

It does not keep sand or fine dirt out, but it will keep the big stuff that breaks flywheels out.

http://www.hpibajatutorials.com/showthread.php?t=681
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Many people use JB Weld or a similar metal based Epoxy.....
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What keeps it in place where it needs the protection? Holes still look large enough to let in stuff big enough to do damage. IMO
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What keeps it in place where it needs the protection? Holes still look large enough to let in stuff big enough to do damage. IMO
There not, I have yet to have a damaged flywheel, with the use of my cases, and I run in every imaginable condition. Sand and such can still get in and beadblast the coil, but I think you will be hard pressed to ever get the flywheel completely sealed.
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Here you go,
Sorry.
http://bajaplanet.com/baja-mechanic/...-mod-tutorial/
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Sorry Ted, some posts slipped in between. I meant the 15 dollar chicken mesh Harleydan had linked.
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