Main Shaft ------ Clutch Rod
Special Nut--------------------------------seal holder-----------Oring
The main clutch retention nut should be replaced with the special long nut.
Screw it on all the way, but just finger tight!
Polish the outer 1" of the clutch rod.
Reinstall the rod back in the mainshaft.
Install the o-ring into the holders o-ring groove and insure it is fully seated.
Slide the seal holder over the end of the rod and screw into the extended nut a few turns. Do not "bottom out" the seal holder.
Fully secure the special clutch center nut.
Apply a little bit of low strength blue loctite 242 at nut/seal holder joint...do not use high strength
Finish tightening down the seal holder. The proper clutch spring adjusting tool (split screwdriver) should work well.
Screwdriver tight should be all that is needed. 1-2 ft/lbs.
IF YOU OVERTIGHTEN IT, YOU CAN SPLIT THE SEAL HOLDER AT THE THREADS.
To remove. just remove the clutch center nut, and then screw out the seal retainer from the nut..
If it doen not remove easily, than heating the nut will soften the residual loctite.
Atlas seal on mainshaft
Atlas clutch rod seal on clutch