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Old 01-13-2012, 08:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Replacing Clutch plates

While on a road trip last summer we rode down to visit my son in Georgia. I noticed that I had a drop of oil under my primary with 35k on the bike didnt think much of it. but thought when we get to the hotel I can drop the tool box I carry under the little trailer we pull behind the bike and check the primary oil level and to my surprize is was bone dry. in 200 miles I had leaked all my oil out of my primary. On the highway, pulling a trailer and have no oil in the primary. Use amsoil in all 3 holes. but I think I need to change clutch plates and wonder how hard it is to do. I replace the seals in my inner primary so I have had the clutch basket off, Just didnt know if you had to have special tools or procedures to follow to replace them

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Old 01-13-2012, 08:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Running the primary dry should not damage the clutch plates unless you were doing a lot of friction zone riding. I would be more worried about the chain possibly overheating and having excessive wear and loss of strength. No special tools required other than 10mm socked and torque wrench.
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Old 01-14-2012, 12:23 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Pretty straight forward project. Check out your service manual for the steps. Just pay attention to the order the friction plates and steel plates come off and reverse that to put the new ones on. As previously stated, your clutch is most likely fine and check the primary chain.
Did you find the source of the leak? That would be my first concern.
Good luck, keep us posted!

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