Originally Posted by crobo
i have heard of people using the shank fo a 5/16ths drill bit for a replacement bucking bar. also if you smooth out the left(look from the LHS of the bike) edge of the cam it has been known t cut down on wear of the bucking bar and also allow for much smoother actuation of the clutch.
This is very good advice. I go so far as to smooth and polish the bar and the cam leading edge using a buffing wheel and polishing compound. When finished the contacting surfaces look like chrome. A good high pressure grease applied to all surfaces where contact occures and you'll have a clutch that is easy to pull and will last a long time without wear in the linkage or need of constant adjustments.