Disassembling Transmission

Removing Clutch

If clutch has not already been removed, remove it. See "Disassembling Clutch, 1940 and earlier Models," Page 16, or "Disassembling Clutch, 1941 to 1947 Models," Page 17.

Removing Speedometer Drive Unit

(To Identify Items. Refer to Illus. 121)

1. After removing screw (31), drive unit (29) is free to be pulled out of transmission case.

Be careful not to damage drive unit gasket unless a new replacement gasket is available.

Removing Transmission Cover Assembly

(To Identify Items, Refer to Illus. 123)

2. Cover is secured by twelve screws (125) and is registered on two dowel pins. Note that two of the twelve cover screws are extra long. Avoid damaging cover gasket (124) unless a new replacement gasket is available.

Lock mainshaft and main drive gear to prevent them from turning while completing operations. This can be done by moving shifter forks (85) and (86), so transmission is engaged in two gear positions at same time.

Removing Clutch Hub

(To Identify Items, Refer to Illus. 8 or 9)

3. Clutch hub is taper fit on transmission mainshaft and is secured by nut (9) or nut (12), depending on model—nut is left thread. Use Harley-Davidson special wrench, Part No. 12746-36 for nut (9), or special wrench. Part No. 12745-41 for nut (12).

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