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Old 06-23-11, 09:40 AM
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Originally Posted by ColonelJLloyd View Post
The Crane's spring tension is not how it came to me after removing that sir clip.
Aha! the plot is unraveling. Ask me how my spring came to be 180 degrees out of whack.

Actually, in your case, it may not be 180 degrees. It may be that the tip of the spring has simple come unseated after removing the circlip. That's what happened with mine during a complete rebuild. When I opened it up to investigate, I ended up reseating the spring, but 180 degrees OOP. I didn't realize the spring was directional. So I had to open it up yet again, correct it, and it was good to go. But it's a PITA to get that circlip back on when the spring is (a) seated and (b) in the right orientation.
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