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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 06-10-2015, 08:00 PM Thread Starter
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ok some weird things

I got the bike on the rode and I noticed a few things that I am not used to. First when I release the clutch it sounds like a tire is not going fast enough and sliding. Think my clutch may need some adjusting.

Second when I got off my bike the fan continued to run. Is that normal? My thermostat gauge isn't working so I don't know if the coolant system is working right.

Other than that this is a very fast bike and very enjoyable.

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I got the bike on the rode and I noticed a few things that I am not used to. First when I release the clutch it sounds like a tire is not going fast enough and sliding. Think my clutch may need some adjusting.

Second when I got off my bike the fan continued to run. Is that normal? My thermostat gauge isn't working so I don't know if the coolant system is working right.

Other than that this is a very fast bike and very enjoyable.
Fan is normal. You may need a clutch adjustment or you might have a spline problem. Did you check the splines?

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Is it a sound like a coffee grinder? Does it go away after its warmed up or is it pretty consistent?

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No it sounds like I am sliding the tire with the brakes but I don't think i am touching them, but now I am thinking about it, I actually may be hitting the rear brakes. When I speed up and then pull the clutch and shift then let go I move forward somehow and my foot maybe hitting the rear brake. I will have to check that out. I have poor feeling in my feet and even though I can feel the pedal under my foot, the sensitivity isn't too keen.

I checked the splines and re lubed them with the moly lube as suggested. Honestly it is probably 10 years of not riding and getting used to it again is the problem.


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you may be down shifting too quick and the back tire is dragging for a sec

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Let me come down and take it for a spin. And you do the same with mine. That way we both have a direct comparison and can tell if something is 'wrong' with either one.

I will be down Saturday for the Sniper Ride 2, but won't be real early. I'll shoot ya a text real quick.

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Does it only happen when upshifting?

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no it does it both ways. It feels like it is when you get a new set of friction plates on the clutch

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