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I think the late 84 clutch (chain final drive) and the 85 clutch (belt final drive) are different - the ring gear placement on the hub is different. (I ran into this issue with my 84 when my ring gear started slipping and I had to find a new clutch basket.)

This should not affect the primary chain, but may cause starter issues. Take some measurements to be sure before you bolt it together...


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Good point. The late 84 basket is an odd ball. Not sure what's different. But on the trans/primary, the mating line is further to the right. And they use different primary bearings and different main shafts.

So there could be an alignment issue.
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