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Old 09-27-2014, 10:57 PM   #4
City: Whangarei
Country: New Zealand
Vessel Name: Whakata
Vessel Model: Steel 35ft custom
Join Date: Jun 2013
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Originally Posted by meridian View Post
Sounds like a damper plate, easy to replace if you can slide the Trans back. It looks like a clutch disk with springs around it to absorb the shock of the engine pulses. They rust out, break, and get stuck between the disk and block. That's probably the noise you are hearing.
Checking the damper plate is a priority, (thats what i was referring to in saying equalizers, i did not know the right term ;-)

I have heaps of space to drop my universal joint and pull the gearbox back so this should be a reasonable job to do.
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