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Old 03-18-2011, 08:00 PM
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Default Re: How does a clutch work?

Originally Posted by primusbike View Post
Okay, did a little mspainting to illustrate.

My questions are in the picture.
think of it similar to a car clutch.

you have the clutch disc (the stacked friction discs)
and the pressure plate (in this case it's the thing with the springs in it)

the smaller ones are the dampening springs, they reduce chatter when using the clutch.
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