Partly because I didn't post any damn pictures and you had to guess at half of what was going on - but also good sluething.
For the record, I was using a stock 6 spring clutch - the images of the Super Strong were from when I had it mounted - but pulled again as cover would not fit.
After reading your two orig posts, I went back to garage - and went step by step.
- Disconnected spark plug...
- Disconnected clutch cable completely - then tried to kick it over. Heavy slip.
- Took clutch cover off - then turned it over. Thwa Thwa Thwa Thwa Thwa. Full compression and engagement.
WDC - clutch arm appears to be pushing on pressure plate - but not at center as there was still some easy to move clutch arm travel. That was fooling me.
As the clutch cover is different then when I took it apart (trashed the one that had been on it trying to grind it) the new cover must just be a hair shallower.
Thanks for explanation on washers. I didn't realize they even came in different thicknesses. Guess my options are to get a thinner one - go single - or grind my single one thinner?
Thanks for jumping in!
*Edit - closer look at pics - center may just be pushing in pressure plate.
Pulled cover and put grease on it to mark clutch with when re-inserted
clutch that is in there now - with grease from cover being installed and torqued
Some visible contact is occurring here. Unfortunately - there isn't much meat to be able to grind off. Better to go thin on washers with this cover.