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Re: Clutch help

Post by bill_qaz » Mon Jul 13, 2020 5:24 pm

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Re: Clutch help

Post by Hugh » Mon Jul 13, 2020 8:31 pm

Greetings,

I have just used the old 1p :lol: trick on the Pampera. Take care not to over tighten the clutch clamping bolts, they are prone to snap in the clutch basket fingers. When securing them tighten a little and often alternating diagonal pattern.

It is possible to buy a pattern product of the Honda factory clutch tools and for what they cost they could be an investment to you, as an example;

https://www.motorcycleproducts.co.uk/mo ... ls/3/34354

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Re: Clutch help

Post by Thedktor » Tue Jul 14, 2020 6:22 am

In my experience a significant amount of clutch issues are caused by the cable. Anything apart from a fresh OEM cable will not work properly, the usual problem of not being able to select neutral easily as the clutch is not releasing correctly. And/or less than smooth operation.

Not sure if this is the fault cause here, but always consider the cable if grabbing your clutch does not result in the satisfaction you hope for! :shock:

:P
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Re: Clutch help

Post by Snaf MKII » Tue Jul 14, 2020 7:08 am

The trialists use a clutch lightner on thier TLR Hondas which have the same base engine and clutch mechanism.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/HONDA-tlr200 ... 0877802951

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Re: Clutch help

Post by Brenhden » Tue Jul 14, 2020 9:46 am

Thedktor wrote: ↑
Tue Jul 14, 2020 6:22 am
In my experience a significant amount of clutch issues are caused by the cable. Anything apart from a fresh OEM cable will not work properly, the usual problem of not being able to select neutral easily as the clutch is not releasing correctly. And/or less than smooth operation.

Not sure if this is the fault cause here, but always consider the cable if grabbing your clutch does not result in the satisfaction you hope for! :shock:

:P
Will swap out the cable, at least thats easy and cheap, this bike has the easiest to find neutral I've ever owned.
Snaf MKII wrote: ↑
Tue Jul 14, 2020 7:08 am
The trialists use a clutch lightner on thier TLR Hondas which have the same base engine and clutch mechanism.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/HONDA-tlr200 ... 0877802951
Cool widget, but the clutch is light.
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Re: Clutch help

Post by Brenhden » Tue Jul 14, 2020 9:47 am

Hugh wrote: ↑
Mon Jul 13, 2020 8:31 pm
Greetings,

I have just used the old 1p :lol: trick on the Pampera. Take care not to over tighten the clutch clamping bolts, they are prone to snap in the clutch basket fingers. When securing them tighten a little and often alternating diagonal pattern.

It is possible to buy a pattern product of the Honda factory clutch tools and for what they cost they could be an investment to you, as an example;

https://www.motorcycleproducts.co.uk/mo ... ls/3/34354

TTFN

Hugh.

Ps my penny, apologies 'Mam.

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I have one of those, there is no way to get in there without it :)
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Re: Clutch help

Post by bill_qaz » Tue Jul 14, 2020 12:11 pm

Brendan does it have a judder spring and washer and are they fitted correctly?
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Re: Clutch help

Post by Petethefeet » Tue Jul 14, 2020 1:16 pm

I was convinced the clutch on the XT was on the way out last year, looked at clutch kits etc.
Took the cable off at both ends and when you pulled the cable inner through it was like it was lubricated with treacle, would move freely but very damped, think it was were it ran past the exhaust and the oil had dried out and got thicker over the years.
I new cable sorted it, different world.

Hope it helps

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Re: Clutch help

Post by Brenhden » Tue Jul 14, 2020 2:23 pm

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bill_qaz wrote: ↑
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Re: Clutch help

Post by bill_qaz » Tue Jul 14, 2020 3:36 pm

Looks like the 125 doesn't use them then?

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