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Clutch noise + power

I got my 1250 last year for my birthday , when i woz riding home i noticed the clutch noise, do you know how i can get rid of it the noise that is ? Is it true its a down tuned busa engine is so how can i get more power out of it and more speed , ive put a race can on it that gave it a little more but i wont more my 1200 done better

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SOURCE: Hayabusa engine griding sound

If you have done 14,500KM since the noise started there can't be a whole lot wrong. They are noisy engines anyway - might be normal. Only thing I can suggest is to check under your clutch cover.

Posted on Nov 10, 2008

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SOURCE: racing idle

This is an air problem. You have an air leak(s) between the carb(s) and the cylinder. This leans the fuel mix and causes the racing problem. Rubber / plastic seals, "o" rings and manifold ducts get old and cracked and just don't seal well at the clamps any more.

Posted on Jun 30, 2009

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SOURCE: clutch is sliping on third gear and the lever is

Make sure you aren't using an incompatable oil, wet bath clutches need engine oil to be compatable. Most synthetics will cause slip in taller gears due to added load. Lower gears usually won't slip but 3rd and up will.

Posted on Jul 27, 2009

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SOURCE: ive owned the bike for about 1 year now, 2001 rm

What do you mean, nothing would happen?

Posted on Nov 21, 2009

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SOURCE: 2000 suzuki rm 125 have done a complete rebuild on

look for grooves or dents in the clutch basket, that would be holding the disks apart, also make sure the disks all face the same way out.

Posted on Mar 16, 2010

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SOURCE: clutch lever went soft while riding

Check the condition of your clutch master and slave cylinders. You'll probably find you need a new slave cylinder, of course new oil and bleeding, hope this helps.

Posted on Mar 17, 2010

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