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Is there any clutch ajustment on a Gravely L 400 model. My…

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Is there any clutch...

Is there any clutch ajustment on a Gravely L 400 model. My machine is loosing drive in low gear in heavey grass cutting. Your help please.. Thank you

Mechanic's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

2 maybe 3 hours .In high geari it dosent slip but to fast

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes If possible

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I rebuild old cars for a living.just can not find information here in New zealand....this machine was fitted with a 16 hp kolah engine before coming here from America..It is a proper fitting kit.the machine has done 23hrs work scince arriving here

Mechanic's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old the engine is? And has it done anything like this in the past?

Guy bought it for clearing snow 5yrs ago as a fresh new engine onliy did 8hrs befor shipping. untill now no problem.. the grass maybe a little higher

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Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 6 months ago
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Hi I'm Wayne

I will be assisting you with this issue

several ways to do this , but this is easiest

Without tools and a torque wrench, after you have the clutches slipping, tighten the springs until just fully compressed and then back off 1/2 turn before locking the bolt.

2nd Option

What is the best way to set a slip clutch on attachments for an L model?? Manual states to use a spring gage & set @ 30 to 36 lbs. @ 12 inches from the center of the shaft. Also, I see instructions to wind the bolts in until to the springs collapse & back off a 1/2 turn

I hope this helps you

Wayne

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Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 6 months ago

Morning

Just following up with you

Did my answer help you ??

Wayne

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Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 6 months ago

Happy New Year

How did you make out with the adjustment ??

Wayne

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