Clutch taking a dumper ?

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Re: Clutch taking a dumper ?

Post by RoadWarrior » Sat May 26, 2018 12:15 pm

My turn for a clutch it seems. Was out for a spin and when I snapped the throttle in 4th, she started slipping. Bummer!

BA instructions uses a MTC clutch, others here have used Barnett...which is better?

How difficult is it to replace the clutch?

I also just put fresh Amsoil into the bike, do I need to change the engine oil again with a new clutch?
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Re: Clutch taking a dumper ?

Post by hammerman » Sun May 27, 2018 5:07 pm

Not hard to to replace, just drag it down to Trenton, your usual repair place ! :lol:

DD just got done cleaning out the garage and re-arranging the shop. Damn fine job !

Now I can`t find nothing !! :anxious:

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Re: Clutch taking a dumper ?

Post by RoadWarrior » Mon May 28, 2018 11:24 am

I guess you have to buy new tools!

Should I go with OEM clutch or a different brand?
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Re: Clutch taking a dumper ?

Post by hammerman » Mon May 28, 2018 2:10 pm

From what I have read, the Barnett seems most popular.
Mal and Randy both used it and haven`t heard anything bad about them .
I`ve ridden Mal`s with the Barnett, and found it quite nice, solid engagement and very controlable.
don`t forget to get the new 10 mm bolts as the stock honda bolts tend to fail when re-used.
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Re: Clutch taking a dumper ?

Post by Wrangler » Wed May 30, 2018 12:20 am

I put the Barnett (Kevlar) Clutch in mine ... loved it.

Yup ... change the bolts.

Yup ... change the oil too ... you need to soak the plates before installing them.

Instructions on BA Choppers is bang on ....
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Re: Clutch taking a dumper ?

Post by Bam » Wed May 30, 2018 1:24 pm

I'm on my second Barnett Clutch, I like.
I have heard the MTC clutch tends to want to creep forward.
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Re: Clutch taking a dumper ?

Post by Boone » Thu May 31, 2018 1:49 pm

I also used Barnett when I did mine. I'm happy with mine....good hookup.
Aways put your brain in gear before you let the clutch out on your mouth.

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Re: Clutch taking a dumper ?

Post by RoadWarrior » Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:20 am

Thanks everyone. I will order a Barnett clutch and let you know how it turns out. Job doesn't look too difficult....
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