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Clutch pro I just purchased a 2002 atk 450 mx I took it out on my first ride and noticed that the clutch would slip and the catch off and on but mostly under full throttle i opened the clutch case and took a look all the clutch is brand new but i think the guy i got it from may have put 90W in the trans i know the factory recommends 80W or 85W would this be causeing the problem. I checked the cable made some adjutments and it still slipped a little. The clutch plates also seemed dry with oil on small parts im just trying to figure out what could be causeing this problem any help would be great.

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5w of oil difference is not the problem but using hypoid oil in the trans case will. Change the fluid and make sure you have the clutch adjusted correctly I believe it is 37mm from clutch cable boss on the block to the point on the top of the clutch pivot arm where the cable attaches. ,,

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