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05-25-2011 03:09 PM
Scootergptx Gone with regular oil, synthetic bike and now T6. Still does it when it's cold.

Not so much of a problem now as it's already warm in the morning.
05-25-2011 02:56 PM
OlHossCanada
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Originally Posted by dino750 View Post
Thanks Ol Hoss

The noise doesn't bother me as much as the "grab" that just about yanks the handlebars out of your hands...... Very very hard to feather it out smoothly when cold - It just grabs!

Maybe I'll repost my question with a different title, like clutch grab, etc...

Thanks!

Deaner
Maybe try some different oil.
05-25-2011 01:45 PM
Scootergptx Got that on mine too. Figure I'll just be prepared for the launch instead of doing the drilling.

I seem to have a knack for making any simple job complicated. Then an additional knack for making any complicated job expensive.

Cheaper just to live with it.

Hmmm, that almost sounds like marriage advice.
05-25-2011 01:40 AM
dino750 Thanks Ol Hoss

The noise doesn't bother me as much as the "grab" that just about yanks the handlebars out of your hands...... Very very hard to feather it out smoothly when cold - It just grabs!

Maybe I'll repost my question with a different title, like clutch grab, etc...

Thanks!

Deaner
05-25-2011 01:26 AM
OlHossCanada I`m not the right one to answer these questions. All I know about this mod is what I read on the link. The noise has never bothered me enough yet to worry about it. I`m not sure if anybody who is currently active here has performed this mod to the clutch basket. It is not discussed very often. In any event, the noise only happens when the clutch is cold for the first move off of the day and is a non-issue after the first mile or so. Not sure I would go to all the fuss.
05-25-2011 12:00 AM
dino750 Thanks Ol Hoss - it worked.

So, just to be sure. Drilling out the clutch hub will allow cold oil to flow outward and in between the friction plates sooner, so they will not stick and "grab" making the grinder noise and causing the bike to suddenly lurch forward when letting out the clutch in first gear - right?. My plans are to do this but keep the existing clutch springs, steel plates and friction plates bacause they are within spec.

Some have suggested just swiching to new springs and EBC Kevlar friction plates as the fix while not drilling the hub. Why would doing this stop the "grab"? Wouldn't there still be the same issue with coil oil not flowing between the friction plates soon enough if the hub wasn't drilled?

Trying to understand....... thanks!

Deaner
05-24-2011 11:40 PM
OlHossCanada Lets try this one:
http://web.archive.org/web/200503180...15/clutch.html

Click on Impatient? in the lower right to bring up the page you want.
05-24-2011 10:36 PM
dino750 rats! The link didn't work......
05-23-2011 07:09 PM
The DEUCE See if this link works:

http://f1.grp.yahoofs.com/v1/4NjaTYK...hatter%202.pdf
05-23-2011 04:36 PM
dino750
Files

Sorry to be a pain but I can't seem to find the "files" that outline the procedure for drilling the clutch plates (clutch grab).

Where do I look?

Thanks a bunch!

Deaner

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