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Old 10-30-2012, 08:59 PM
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Default Re: 80cc Clutch Cable Assembly

Throw the little one away or in your junk parts box. Like Joe said, it does nothing but make the clutch harder to pull. I always used the heat shield spring when I ran my clutch cables as per the instructions but I make a cable mount that I've used on all later builds that holds the cable away from the cylinder cooling fins so no shield is needed.
The heat from the engine probably won't melt the cable housing but it certainly can dry out the cable and make it bind or harder to pull.
Always lubricate the cable before installing it in the housing. Mount it so there are no sharp bends or kinks.

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