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  • Pit cushion upgrade kit PPP question?

    I've been installing the Pinsetter parts plus PPP-PC1K-UP pit cushion cam and roller upgrade kit in a couple of our A-2 machines and have a couple questions.
    When installed according to the directions, if I tighten both nuts/bolts that attach the roller and cam in the machine, neither of them will turn/rotate.
    Is this normal? The rubber wheel/bumper wont turn and the cam doesn't turn either. This seems like it would lead to alot of premature wear and or flat spots on those parts.
    What am I missing?
    A picture of the parts properly installed would help a bunch.
    Thanks in advance.
    Eric
    "I love my Schutzhund trained German Shepherd's, because if you run from them, you will just die tired"

  • #2
    I believe what you're ordering is the "upgrade" to the original cam/roller assembly. The original comes with all new hardware..bolts..nuts..spacers..etc.

    CHIP

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    • #3
      Thanks for the reply.
      I should have been more clear, sorry.
      It is the kit that came with all the nuts/bolts/spacers that I installed.
      "I love my Schutzhund trained German Shepherd's, because if you run from them, you will just die tired"

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      • #4
        That's weird cuz i've never had that issue. Everything fit and turned nice. I know the cam that goes on the long bolt with the uniball joint does NOT turn..the red roller does

        CHIP

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        • #5
          Be sure to have the right spacer in the red roller. Have all 24 machines converted and no problem. I believe the spacer 12-252349 is what you use.
          I'm going fishing and camping!

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          • #6
            I have the upgraded kit on all machines. I've had some that won't turn when tightened all the way. So I just back off a bit when tight till I can move the roller and bearing freely. Haven't had any fall off and I've had them for 4 years now.

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            • #7
              Thanks for that Knowledge_is_key, that worked nicely.
              "I love my Schutzhund trained German Shepherd's, because if you run from them, you will just die tired"

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              • #8
                yup, a bit of a heavy hand on the roller bolt will do that! Been there done that.



                .......Mechanic from ontario.....some might mix us up! lol
                Nick

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                • #9
                  I have had that same issue and I just sand out the hole slightly until the spacer moves freely. I don't like leaving bolts loose. Just leads to worn out parts later.

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