Tusk Clutch holding tool - Dress those Jaws!

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YamahaJT1

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3/18/2017 7:59 AM

Greets All:

I am all for inexpensive tools for occasional jobs, but sheesh, the finish work on the jaws of the "Tusk Clutch Holding Tool" is downright abysmal. There are rough ridges that can cause indentations on your clutch hub while using the tool.

I took a Dremel and a fine mill bastard file and dressed the jaws nicely so as to avoid additional damage. Just sayin'... Now it is a damned fine unit for the cash.

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adam8781

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3/19/2017 11:35 PM

yep i had to grind mine

BobPA

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3/20/2017 2:30 PM

China is good for that

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Hondas4Life3

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3/20/2017 4:30 PM

Grinded mine down to fit small bike clutch hubs. Works great now

MX690

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3/20/2017 7:58 PM

Yep had to grind mine to clean them up, now works great.

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3/21/2017 10:10 AM

Impact wrench works good! I leave the wheel on, 5th gear plus rear brake seems to always do the trick.