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Reel Maintenance & Rebuild

 

Shimano Curado Rebuild - Carbontex Drag Upgrade (continued)

And rebuild the gear cluster.

 

 

 

 

Lube the right side plate bearing (key #194).

 

 

The right side plate (key #1997) drops straight down.

 

 

Push the thumb rest (key #2044) straight back and into place.

 

 

Re-install the left side plate multi-purpose screw (key #987).

 

 

Re-install all four right side plate screws (key #786 and 1998). The long screw goes in the 6 o'clock position.

 

 

Re-install the drag spring washers (key #15) in a "()" configuration. Then install the star drag spacer (key #1289) and star drag nut (key #1365).

 

 

Install the star drag spring (key #1106) and the star drag (key #1486). Push the star drag straight down onto the drive shaft (key #1491) until it clears the "shoulders" of the drive shaft.

 

 

Push the handle (key #1994) down until it rests on the "shoulders" of the drive shaft, add a little grease and tighten down the handle nut (key #797).

 

 

Install the handle nut plate (key #1993) and screw (key #795).

 

 

Lube the right spool bearing (no key #).

 

 

Lube the left side plate bearing (key #194).

 

 

Re-install the spool and left side plate and you're done!

 

 

TackleTour would like to thank Alan Tani for joining the "TT Gear Crew" and sharing his expertise in reel maintenance and upgrades with the TT community. If you are a also a do it yourself tackle junkie then be sure to check out our new "Maintenance and Upgrade" section for more in-depth tutorials.

   

                                        


 

 

 

 

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