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Anyone know which direction to remove the primary bolt? Counter clockwise or clockwise ?

Also, the secondary the same direction?
 

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Both bolts are right handed threads, righty tighty lefty loosey.
 

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Yea I know the righty tighty but on my Teryx it was opposite. So I just wanted to make sure. I don't want to break the bolt off in the crank.
 

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Ok, got primary off. Now do you use any locktite on the new bolt or just install and hand torque to 60 lbs?
 

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NO RED LOCTITE!!! I put mine back on with 2 (two) drops of blue loctite, and torqed it down to 95 ft lbs.
 

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NO RED LOCTITE!!! I put mine back on with 2 (two) drops of blue loctite, and torqed it down to 95 ft lbs.
I have some blue but the instructions say to hand torque to 60 ftlbs and you did 95?
 

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This is for the QSC, right? follow thier directions, but trust me when I say, Red Loctite is not your friend for this application.

edit: I believe factory torque spec is 89 ft lbs, on the primary, and 44 ft lbs on the secondary.
 

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Oh yeah, one more thing. DO NOT reuse the oem bolts.
 

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Yes QSC direction say torque to 60 ft lbs.
My loctite is in a blue tube but says red, so I used 1 drop in the end thread.
What was the problem with red? Too strong?
 

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I busted one of AIRDAM's stronger bolts trying to get my primary off after using red loctite. What a PITA to get a broken case hardened bolt out of the end of the crank. I'll never put red on either of those bolts again. I think Blownhotrodder did the same thing but on his secondary....
 

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I just went and got some green loctite. It's penetrating and just a little less torque quality than the blue, but still consider medium strength
 

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Green is actually to lock a compression fit type of joint. Thats why it's a penetrating locking agent. I'd use the blue.......
 

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Wth I have taking out my oem stock bolt atleast 10 times on my commander with red locktight But I only use 1 or two drops
 

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I did my primary at least 6 times using red. The last time, I broke the bolt. Thats why it was...........The last time. I won't use the red again for those bolts
 

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Both clutches are installed. The STM goes on so much easier than compressing the spring for the stock one. However, the bolt on the STM needs to be torqued to 30 ft lbs. I used a strap in my garage but could be more of a challenge to get it torqued properly in the field.
Oh we'll glad I carry a tow strap.
 

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Cool. I really want to see how the QSC and CVTech stand up to each other. Too bad it's so hot at Mother "G". I'd meet you out there for some side by side runs. We will be headed back up to Pismo next month if your interested.

I'm still waiting on a responce about getting an STM secondary..........
 

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I have always wanted to go up to Pismo. I live at the beach, so I love it. I can surf, fish or even surf fish and ride all at the same time. Not sure about next month because at some point my car has to go Magnum off road for a new cage & alum top. August would a good month weather wise.
 

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I do miss the SD weather. Lived in Solana beach for a couple years back in the early 80's. Got married and moved to O.C.
 
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