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Old 30-08-2016, 05:00 PM
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Default reliant b axle question

Hi all. Why do I see mentioned that you should turn the axle upside-down when fitting?

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Old 30-08-2016, 06:53 PM
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It depends on how you intend to get the drive to the axle.

If its shaft drive Honda tend to have the shaft on the right so viewed from the front it rotates clockwise, the same as the Reliant so you don't need to flip the axle.

Most other bikes have the shaft on the left so it rotates anti clockwise. That would give you lots of reverse gears if you don't turn the axle 'tother way up.

Chain drive you just need to get the chain alignment right which may be aided by turning the axle over.

If you do turn it over you'll have to block off the breather hole and make a new one on top of the axle or the oil runs out.
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Old 31-08-2016, 06:13 AM
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