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Old 11-24-2010, 06:08 PM
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Default Re: Clutch Cable Guide

Originally Posted by Hammond Egger View Post
It hurt my clutch cable. The angle where it exits the guide to hook up to the clutch lever is so sharp it wore the cable in two in less than 20 miles. Can't have disengaged the clutch a dozen times. Can't decrease the angle because the knurled part of it is hitting the clutch housing. I've read that you can take the clutch lever off and reposition it but I didn't have any luck trying that.
I break the shap edges of the guide with a counter-sink for that reason.I also cut the arm off the shaft and ad a piece to it so that it lines up better.
I also round off the end of the screw that holds the clutch cable,so it is less likely to fray.
Someone out there used to offer a longer clutch arm for that reason and it makes the clutch pull easier!Kip.
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