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As previous incomplete query. In assebling a basket case B40 it appears that the inner cable of the clutch cable is approx 65mm to long..I acquired a new cable which was exactlt thje same length. The inner rod is correct & the ball fitted to the cup... If I take the lever to the maximum extremity to allow the cover to be fitted the cable would still be to long even with the handle bar lever adjuster at maximum...It is strange and I must be missing something simple that I cannot see at this time.. I did'nt think I was stupid but now I am wondering ..Help ???

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I am not familiar with your model. However what I can think of that would cause the symptom you have with a basket case assembly: Improper clutch assembly( pressure plate not engaged properly with inner clutch hub; needs to be rotated 1 or more teeth so as to seat fully on plates), improper plate stacking or # of plates. Incorrect location of clutch cable mounting bracket. If clutch arm is of the splined type, incorrect placement on the splined release shaft. hope something helps

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SOURCE: Clutch cable adjusters

Bowden cables like your clutch cable work on the law of the lever. Think of lifting up a heavy weight hanging on a rope using a lever balanced on a fulcrum. The rope is in tension and the fulcrum is in compression. To adjust the point of lift you could either vary the length of the rope or adjust the height of the fulcrum. The outer sleeve of your clutch cable is made out of plastic-coated steel, square-section wire and is resistant to compression forces along its length. This outer sleeve works as your fulcrum and, because it is flexible, lets you put it where it is needed - at the end of your handlebar. The cable inner is like the rope in the lever example and resists only stretching forces. It is threaded down through that snaking fulcrum back to where control movement is needed. The cable adjusters let you fine tune the length of the fulcrum, and therefore the lift range of the inner cable.,,,

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SOURCE: V-star 650 yahama 2009 to much clutch play

There is a clutch linkage kit you can purchase which will take the "**** " out. It is mounts between the end of the clutch cable and the transmission. I have one on my bike and love it. Easy to adjust and customizes the clutch to you.


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SOURCE: replaceing drive belt 2001 road king

you will have to remove the compesator nut and the circlip in the centre of the clutch hub , remove the nut securing the clutch basket on (left hand threads on this nut so be carefull ) remove the little jackshaft nut and stater gear then remove the 2 bolts holding the starter motor on then you will find 6 or so bolts holding the inner primary case on remove these and the inner primary case will come free with a little jiggle. unfortuantaly you will also have to remove the rear wheel ,suspension and swing arm to get the new belt on. hope this helps

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Gino Cussen

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SOURCE: i just got a new clutch cable for my 1980 yamaha

check there are no kinks or sharp curves in the cable, that it routes cleanly. Otherwise you need to look further at the clutch itself.

Posted on May 04, 2009

Gills Lango

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SOURCE: i replaced my handle bars

Did this happens before to go for extended cable??Then your new cable have too much curve so it cannot pull easily.

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