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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 01-26-2013, 09:47 AM Thread Starter
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Clutch adjustment ??

So I've adjusteed my clutch a few times since getting the bike and it alwasy seems to be rather abrupt engagement - I'm sure it can be adjusted to have a smoother engagement but in order to do that, do I need to tightern the adjusting screw a little bit more or loosen it just a smidge?
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Re: Clutch adjustment ??

There are videos on you tube that shows exactly how to adjust it.

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have you tried different fluids in the primary? maybe it's the type of oil in there? Might make a difference going to primary oil,atf,etc.


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Re: Clutch adjustment ??

The. Engagement is your transmission I use amsoil transmission oil. I understand that redline maybe even better because it sticks or adheres better. They bikes do engage like that. My 2 cents

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Well I've reviews the video, the guidance in this forum and even read the instructions in the manual - and I'm following the procedure correctly. os that seems to be consistent. I did just change the oil last night and am switching from HD Forumla+ to Redline Primary oil. Haven't ridden it yet with the new brand of oil but will follow up on this thread whether or not I can tell a difference. Thanks for all the input.

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Re: Clutch adjustment ??

Do your tranny oil your primary is fine unless its slipping

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I only adjust my clutch if it feels out of adjustment. If your clutch feels good and normal then there is no need to adjust, when I did the clutch adjustment the first few times I seen that the clutch never needed adjustment so I don't mess with it to often now. The book says to turn the set screw out 1/2 to 1 full turn so I just split the difference and go 3/4 of a turn and my clutch works fine. But if you are in there and it make you feel better then go ahead and check the adjustment of your clutch.


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I'm definitely a believer in Red Line Shock Proof.
Been using it for years, in the trans, with much success.
I also use Red Line Motor Oil and Primary Oil.
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