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post #1 of 3 Old 08-27-2011, 03:11 PM Thread Starter
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ax5 input shaft question

Hi All,

I just picked up an 91 ax5 for 35 dollars. He said it worked great before he removed it to upgrade to a 6cyl engine and a ax15. Is it normal to have sideways movement of the input shaft? The shaft that goes into the clutch assembly. If not it must be the front bearing? I can move it sideways about 1/2 inch in all directions. Thanks for all your help.
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post #2 of 3 Old 08-27-2011, 03:50 PM
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Yes, it is normal to have a fair amount of slop in the input shaft. The pilot bearing in the crankshaft holds it perfectly once it's installed.

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