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i know you deleted this but i totally understand what you're saying. when i put it in gear it automatically stalls, does this mean it's too lose? i love the clutch freeplay but does it not need to stall with it pulled in all the way and with the rear tire up? @cornfed
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i know you deleted this but i totally understand what you're saying. when i put it in gear it automatically stalls, does this mean it's too lose? i love the clutch freeplay but does it not need to stall with it pulled in all the way and with the rear tire up? @cornfed View attachment 14625
Im not sure I understand what you mean. Are you saying your bike stalls when you are in gear with the lever pulled in?
 

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Video is always helpful is always helpful. Your bike should not stall with the lever pulled in. On a stand, in 1st gear with the lever released your tire should spin, lever pulled in wheel should stop spinning engine should keep running. Make sure your kickstand is up.
 

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You need to be able to move the clutch lever a few mm BEFORE the cable cable starts moving. This is the slack we are talking about. If you move the clutch lever and the clutch cable starts moving immediately with no slack the clutch is probably partially engaged and that is the reason why you are burning out the clutch. Do you understand?
 

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You need to be able to move the clutch lever a few mm BEFORE the cable cable starts moving. This is the slack we are talking about. If you move the clutch lever and the clutch cable starts moving immediately with no slack the clutch is always partially engaged and that is the reason why you are burning out the clutch. Do you understand?
yeah i totally get it now, its basically kinda like how a washer works just some space in between the two thresholds of engagement and disengagement. wow aight y'all im a lvl 7 clutch master now
 

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You need to be able to move the clutch lever a few mm BEFORE the cable cable starts moving. This is the slack we are talking about. If you move the clutch lever and the clutch cable starts moving immediately with no slack the clutch is always partially engaged and that is the reason why you are burning out the clutch. Do you understand?
Not necessarily with the clutch arm spring installed. It will hold slight tension on the cable because the spring is pushing the arm back. At least that is how mine is. It is noticeable when you hit the wall of resistance of the clutch springs though.
 

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Not necessarily with the clutch arm spring installed. It will hold slight tension on the cable because the spring is pushing the arm back. At least that is how mine is. It is noticeable when you hit the wall of resistance of the clutch springs though.
thankfully i have some knowledge in engineering so im not completely lost. but this is what i'm at right now, im actually pretty satisfied with this, so much more room than before

 
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