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  1. Bike pulsing when cruising - thoughts ?

    Mechanical Advice
    Strange one, when cruising home 30mph ish the bike seems to pulse like the throttle drops and then returns... I have a suspicion of the clutch plates/friction plates but wanted a second opinion Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  2. Clutch slip fmx650

    Dominator / FMX
    Wen the engine is cold i dont get any clutch slip but wen the engine is hot i get clutch slip can any1 advise me on what i shud do to solve this problem. I was going to buy new friction plates an see if thats solves the problem. Also will i need any special tools to change the clutch?
  3. Clutch basket question

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Just putting the clutch basket back together, and I have 7 friction plates in total. When I put it all together and tighten down the spring plate though, the plates move about freely. I would have expected the plates to be held in place by the pressure plate, until the push rod presses...
  4. SKF low friction fork seals?

    Africa Twin
    Anyone used these or know if they are compatible with AT? The don't have the same height as OEM 9 vs 11mm
  5. Bodgy clutch fix any advice appreciated!

    Transalp
    Ok so with a mechanic I pulled my slipping clutch apart and found it only had 7 friction plates instead of 8. I got a set of 8 friction plates but here in Belgrade (I'm on the road) no one can supply the smooth plates of which I only have 6 instead of 7. So I now have a clutch with two friction...
  6. Clutch drama help!

    Transalp Technical Specs
    Ok so I found the problem with my clutch, it was missing a friction plate and a smooth plate. Unfortunately here in Belgrade I can only get friction plates so I now have a clutch with two friction plates in direct contact with each other. I may be able to fix this in Istanbul which is 1100 ks...
  7. does your clutch nut have a stake?

    Transalp
    Hi, been replacing my friction plate's and spring's on my v2 TA and had to get a fresh clutch nut, the old one had a stake in it but the new one doesn't. Did they change the nut for a stake less one or is it the wrong one?
  8. For Sale: Honda XR 600 R Clutch

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi All Getting rid of some of my XR600 spares. Clutch Basket, pressure plate, clutch plates plain & friction, clutch push rod and gears etc, in very good condition, bought as a spare as clutch baskets are getting harder to find and a new one is £450+ £ 35 ono Clutch side engine cover again...
  9. Changing my clutch friction plates...

    Dominator / FMX
    Hey all, I'm halfway through the job. Been following tips, tricks and pics from this thread Got the crank case off...had to remove the exhaust guard and sheared a bolt in the process :mad: ...never mind, got about 5mm to try and turn with the vice grips (plenty of penetrating oil on it, so I'll...
  10. Friction on back wheel.?

    Africa Twin
    Hi All, The past 2 months I started hearing (and sort of feeling) a funny sound coming from my bike when going around corners or even just zig zagging across the round. It feels (sounds) like my back wheel is rubbing against by mud guard or something. I've felt the back wheel and there is no...
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