Clutch mod - easier clutch

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Postby Indawoods » 03:36 pm Nov 05 2009

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Indawoods wrote:I honestly think a 4 year old girl could pull my clutch in without much effort....

I find the reason that people get tired is due to arm pump and really has nothing to do with the clutch....



:?

Never had arm pump


Hell ever freezes over and you actually come out this way I'll let you ride mine

End of the day you'll be feeling like a 4 year old girl :wink:


Yep... I've had arm pump allot.... before I got a Stabilizer....

I am not saying your clutch is like mine.... but it sounds like your saying mine is like yours. So... :? back atcha.....
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Postby Mr. Wibbens » 03:55 pm Nov 05 2009

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Postby Indawoods » 04:32 pm Nov 05 2009

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Postby Mr. Wibbens » 04:48 pm Nov 05 2009

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Postby riggy » 06:18 pm Nov 05 2009

pretty neat idea ihatefalling, , a little longer leverage arm cool .
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Postby canyncarvr » 11:23 am Nov 06 2009

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canyncarvr wrote:I didn't even know they MADE clutch levers specifically for 2Ts..but there 'ya go!!



Wibby pointed out the likely meaning of that statement: 4Ts often have hot start levers on the clutch perch.

Excellent observation!

I'd thought of it only from the standpoint of something 'special' about a 2T clutch lever.

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Postby Mr. Wibbens » 04:50 pm Nov 09 2009

We modded my clutch Saturday

Used two KDX springs and 3 Honda Nighthawk 700SC springs

It's freaking awesome now!
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Postby canyncarvr » 05:27 pm Nov 09 2009

Two KDX 'H' springs...........

Wibby's springs were S-T-I-F-F mo-fos.....

We used longer bolts 'cuz the springs we put in were a good bit longer. Lots easier to start screws longer'n the springs as opposed to shorter'n the springs.

Rode yesterday..plenty of places it would've slipped..it did OK after Wibby adjusted it to suit when it warmed up.

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Postby fuzzy » 05:44 pm Nov 09 2009

Cool! Why mixed, and not all 700SC springs? (I know nothing about those springs, just curious).
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Postby Mr. Wibbens » 05:50 pm Nov 09 2009

We tried, slipped really bad with 5
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Postby canyncarvr » 06:09 pm Nov 09 2009

I don't advocate different springs, really. It would be nice to have 'em all the same. Still...the EFM clutch is 'adjusted' using different pressures on the clutch hub posts. I don't think it's something that's going to blow up any minute.

With a spring rate tool (just to make it a lot easier) I suppose you could figure out what was needed...order a set of springs that would work...and be all the same.

The 'E' clutch has five springs, makes it a bit better for mixing spring rates.


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Looked at McMaster-Carr. Nothing close. Figure 5/8" diameter, .080" wire diameter, flat ground..the shortest they have is about 3".
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Postby Mr. Wibbens » 06:13 pm Nov 09 2009

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canyncarvr wrote: I don't think it's something that's going to blow up any minute.


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Postby canuckhybrid125 » 07:15 pm Nov 09 2009

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canyncarvr wrote:'Late '90's...'

Closer than that? A particular model?

Juliend: That link is for a lever that has needle bearing in the pivot. Not all the 'easy' levers have that. Any 'bearing' would work better'n a pin stuck in an aluminum hole.

I have the MSR raptor pro it has three positions for the clutch cable,I have it on the lightest pull and its easy as butter.Moose also makes one with two positions.
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