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Identification assistance

PostPost by: casalunge » Fri Aug 15, 2014 9:03 pm

Can anyone please advise as to how to identify whether the following is a close ratio or semi close cluster?
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PostPost by: types26/36 » Fri Aug 15, 2014 10:19 pm

For the 2000E (semi-close ratio box) the teeth on the lay gear are as follows :
1st gear: 17T (2.97:1)
2nd gear: 22T (2.01:1)
3rd gear: 26T (1.40:1)
4th gear: 30T (1:1) constant mesh
Sorry dont know off hand the teeth on the close ratio (2.2:1 first gear)
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PostPost by: Panda » Sat Aug 16, 2014 6:57 am

In addition, the close ratio cluster has 17;22;26;28 teeth
the wide ratio cluster has 17;22;28;32 teeth
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PostPost by: casalunge » Sat Aug 16, 2014 12:09 pm

Thanks Gents

A Close Ratio it is.
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