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    Now I have a new problem. I need to know which way the pulley nut is supposed to go on. It has a recessed side that appears to go over the spline, but I can't seem to get it to tighten that way. Seems like there isn't enough room to fully catch with or without the washer being there. If I turn it around it seems to go on fairly well just constantly tighten and risk messing up the threads if this is not correct.

  • #2
    That doesn’t look like my 2008 pulley nut.

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    • #3
      The recess side goes toward the pulley and up against a bendable lock washer. You need to also use red loctite on the threads and bend the washer against the flats of the nut in as many places as possible

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      • Mr300game
        Mr300game commented
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        I tried to.put the recessed side toward the spline/pulley. However.It wouldn't grab the threads. Doesn't have enough room,.Is there a way to make sure the pulley is.proper seated, and all the way out as.It should be? I tried to use a mallet to ensure it was.properly seated. Still no luck getting it to.seat properly.

    • #4
      The thread is called “broke down on the road” and it is reply #11. Says the dish side of the washer goes toward the pulley or it won’t stay tight. Then red lock tight on shaft nut. And it could have a tab type lock washer or a nut with a sleeve that faces out and gets punched down in the shaft groove
      It's not that life is so short, it's just that you're dead for so long.---unknown.

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        • MikeyC
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          There's the punch down one.

      • #6
        I have a 2004 xv1700 atms.. It uses a different nut. 90179-22004. Just doesn't seem right as there isn't enough space to.get the threads to grip fully using the recessed side.

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        • roadiemort
          roadiemort commented
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          The shaft and thread pitch are the same. socket or wrench size changed over the years, they also came out with improved nut later on.

      • #7
        Could it be too many parts, like a lock washer and a locking plate? Try dry assembly, with no belt

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        • #8
          I think your bent washer is keeping your nut from picking up the thread. Try straightening out your lock washer

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          • #9
            Well I took off the washer to try it, while it gave me a little more room to access the threads it was all for not. Appears the threads are toast. It will not tighten. So now what?

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            • roadiemort
              roadiemort commented
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              2 choices, replace the shaft or weld the nut on.

            • Mr300game
              Mr300game commented
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              I was unable to locate a replacement part number for the shaft, do you happen to know what it is? Do you.happen to know how labor intensive this would be?

          • #10
            Look on Ebay.https://www.yamahasportsplaza.com/oe...dle-drive-gear

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            • #11
              I would order this nut and try it before buying a new shaft! It has threads all the way thru the nut.

              https://www.partzilla.com/product/ya...BoCvwAQAvD_BwE

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              • #12
                And don't forget red loctite, and follow the manufacturer's instructions for use, including degreasing the shaft before application if applicable

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                • #13
                  No new nuts for 1600's anywhere ! What can be used for replacement ?

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                  • #14
                    If you have the locking tab washer any nut the same size will work still include the loctite.

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                    • #15
                      Horsehammerr, I've got a nut and locking washer for a 1600. Got it when a replaced the shaft but never used it.
                      Your's if you want it.

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