Instructables
Picture of SACHS MOPED CLUTCH REMOVAL
Need to remove the clutch from your Sachs moped motor? It's no biggie. Grab a wrench and follow along.....


I'll show you how to do it.

I made it at Techshop. The have a work bay where you can work on your car, motorcycle, moped... whatever! There are 3 of them around the SF Bay Area, so it's pretty convenient. There's others around the country and they have lots of tools and workshops. Wood, Metal, Fabrics, Electronics and more. It's rad.

Check it out here:                 www.techshop.ws

word!



You'll need:

A flathead screwdriver
A piston stop
A socket wrench with a 17mm socket and a sparkplug socket

 
Remove these adsRemove these ads by Signing Up

Step 1: Getting started

Picture of Getting started
There are a few different Sachs motors out there, I believe the one that we're working with is the 504 model, though I could be wrong. Doesn't matter so much, they're all pretty similar. Rather than draining the oil from the motor, let's just lean the moped on it's side. Put down a piece of cardboard, or a rag, in case there is any spillage. Lean on a chair or milk crate or tree stump or something.

Step 2: Clutch cover removal

Picture of Clutch cover removal
IMAG0063.jpg
Grab your trusty flathead screwdriver and loosen the 5 screws that hold on the cover, then remove them. carefully pry off the cover, trying not to tear the clutch cover gasket underneath. If the gasket is too thrashed, you'll need to replace it during reassembly.

Step 3: Unscrew the, uh... thing.

Picture of Unscrew the, uh... thing.
IMAG0065.jpg
IMAG0066.jpg
IMAG0067.jpg
Above the clutch, on the outside of the motor, is a flathead screw. Unscrew that.

Once it's loose, slowly pull it out and grab the spring and that is below the clutch arm. Don't let the spring fall into the motor. Continue removing the bolt and grab the spacer that is above the clutch arm. Don't let the spacer fall into the motor either.

Move the clutch arm gently off to the side. don't let the clutch cable fall out of it's slot.

Now remove the cap from the center of the clutch.