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thomas.w.williams
08-25-2007, 04:26 PM
I have a 82 S&S with a velvet powerslot 1.52:1 transmission.. Today I was going full speed for about 10 mins back to the dock after about an hour of two of skiing and the transmission just went out! I got a tow back to the dock and after taking a quick look at it decided to try it again. Backed off the dock and it worked fine... Shifted it into forward and goosed it a couple time and then it went out again... now it is making noise like there might be some teeth bouncing around inside the transmission which means one of the gears is stripped.. But the fact that I backed off of the dock and put it into gear a couple time and it acted and sound fine is weird to me... Any ideas before I open it up? As far as I know the transmission has never had any work on it ..

thomas.w.williams
08-26-2007, 04:03 PM
anyone? anyone?

beatle78
08-27-2007, 03:43 PM
bump for you?:popcorn: :popcorn: :popcorn:

endl
08-27-2007, 04:01 PM
http://www.skidim.com/

you probably know about these guys but if not great source for information and older parts.

trickskier
08-27-2007, 04:13 PM
If you are mechanically inclined you can rebuild it yourself..........You will need a Torque Wrench to put it back together.............
As stated above Skidim should be able to get you parts and torque specifications.
Good Luck!

88 PS190
08-27-2007, 05:28 PM
Can be redone yourself, do a flex plate while you are at it.

You can pretty simply pull the trans out, but remember to support the rear end of the engine, the trans is the rear engine mount.

thomas.w.williams
08-27-2007, 09:31 PM
what parts do you think need to be replace? any ideas? Just want to get an idea of what I am gettin into before I open it up.. Thanks

88 PS190
08-27-2007, 09:36 PM
http://mysite.verizon.net/vze6mxo8/downloads/Velvet_Drive_Serv_Manual.pdf

http://mysite.verizon.net/vze6mxo8/downloads/Velvet_Drive_Inst_Manual.pdf