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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-07-2009, 11:44 AM Thread Starter
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Clutch Adjustment

Anyone share a quick "how-to" on adjusting the clutch on the 900 custom? I have just a little bit too much play in the clutch lever. Is this something that can be done by just about anyone?

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-07-2009, 03:33 PM
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on your clutch lever where the cable meets the lever there is an adjuster, loosen the lock wheel and back off the adjuster and lock it back down, your finished.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-09-2009, 05:49 PM
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1. Loosen the lock nut
2. take out the slack with the nut on the cable
3. free play should have "gap" in the lever about the thickness of a
quarter, (.25 cent coin)
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Alright... I adjusted the clutch lever, perfect amount of play now, but still getting a bit of drag if the bike is in gear, even with the clutch fully engaged. It still rolls, but a noticeable difference between in gear w/ clutch vs. bike in neutral. Any other suggestions, or gonna have to let the dealership mess with it?

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thats normal to have a little drag while engaged and clutch in as to complete neutral.
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It's the drag of the oil between the clutch plates.

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