Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Gold Country, CA, USA
Re: oh another newbie clutch thread
OK, just to update this thread a little bit. I replaced the clutch parts and all the seals in the transmission; including the rear main and the o ring. All was well.
I reinstalled the transmission by myself (man
I got it!
Then, BAM! I blew out my knee. After a couple of weeks of piddling with the bike I finally got her back together, took her for a ride and everything seemed OK!
BUT... there is always something isn't there? The input shaft seal behind the slave cylinder is leaking. I think, after the last tear down this is a piece of cake.
Anyway, I'd like to thank all the folks on this board that respond to these DIY type posts from us newbies, including all the past and future posters.
Did you put in a new slave cylinder? It's probably leaking. I've done several clutches on these beasts, and as a rule of thumb, since you have her torn apart, replace that slave cylinder.
Takes a lot of tearing apart to get the the slave. By now, you're probably getting pretty good at it!
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