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      05-12-2020, 03:51 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by behindthen0thing View Post
That is completely wrong information.
An engineer that worked on the S55 came on this board and said it absolutely is not a fuse. It was designed this way to be easier to work on.
This is to paraphrase an engineer that helped design the engine.
Yes, at some point Boss330 did speculate that the friction assembly was potentially for ease of manufacture rather than for "strength". But that was not a conclusion. A splined design would not be more difficult to assemble.
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