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GaryL
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PostSubject: Socket sizes needed for Maintenance   Sat Aug 21, 2010 9:28 pm

Still being relatively new to the SWing, I have not had to perform any major maintenance yet... Just an oil change. However, I have read with interest the posts on belt changes, tire changes, etc. and it seems relatively easy to do most of these things (I have moderate mechanical skills).

What I am looking for are the sizes of the metric sockets that are needed for some of the bigger bolts and nuts associated with these repairs. I have some metric tools, but mostly in the smaller sizes. I have gone through the shop manual, and have not found anything stated about the sizes... only the torque values. I'm sure that they assume that one has a full set of tools available. I do have torque wrenches.

In reading the posts, It appears that:
Front axle nut: 22mm
Variator bolt: 17mm
I have not found a size stated fot the rear axle nut.
What about the Torx bolt size for removing the rear swing arm?

Are there any other large fasteners or bolts that I need to be aware of? I want to aquire these tools as opportunity presents so that I will be ready when the time comes to tackle some of these jobs.

Thanks for your help!
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PostSubject: Re: Socket sizes needed for Maintenance   Sat Aug 21, 2010 11:01 pm

Hi GaryL,

The large nut on the rear axle is 27mm.
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PostSubject: Re: Socket sizes needed for Maintenance   Sat Aug 21, 2010 11:51 pm

24mm for oil drain bolt.
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PostSubject: Re: Socket sizes needed for Maintenance   Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:06 am

Could someone tell me what size the clutch nut is?

Also, has anyone found a good way to pull the clutch bell without a special Honda tool?

Thanks!
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PostSubject: Re: Socket sizes needed for Maintenance   Thu Mar 16, 2017 7:52 am

The clutch nut is 22 mm and torqued to ~40 ft lbs. it's easy enough to remove by locking up the rear brake --so no need to use a special tool to hold the clutch bell.

Several members have used a long 4-arm puller (Harbor Freight) to remove the clutch bell. Dont forget to remove the "C" ring on the shaft.

Reinstalling the clutch bell is a bit less tedious. A 1 1/2" piece of PVC cut to the appropriate length along with a stack of large washer and the original clutch nut are used to press the clutch back in place. Slip on the PVC, add a few washers, tighten the nut, remove the nut , add more washers...
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PostSubject: Re: Socket sizes needed for Maintenance   Thu Mar 16, 2017 4:14 pm

Thanks, I was thinking of the puller put was unsure of any issues using one.
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PostSubject: Re: Socket sizes needed for Maintenance   Sat Mar 18, 2017 12:59 pm

Harbor freight is your friend!
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