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Clutch Slipping Hi I have a 2001 750ss on my last ride the clutch started slipping I pulled it to bits and have found the friction plates arnt that worn the bike has only done 19000k the manual said 3.5m thick when new mine R eazy 3.00m is this anought to make it slip or am i looking in the wrong place my steels R ok with only one slightly blueded please help

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Just had mine replaced with only 15000 miles on it Friction plates were fine but the metal plates were glazed and worped.Like a new bike all-over again.,

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