Clutch adjust Gen two

KC Gager kc at
Thu Feb 10 20:04:17 PST 2011

Hey Ernie is the cable coming apart

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-----Original Message-----
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Sent: Thursday, February 10, 2011 9:55 AM
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Subject: Re: Clutch adjust Gen two

Nope. I've pulled apart clutch packs, measured everything. cleaned and
checked every component on both sides. And the two push rods.

On Feb 10, 2011, at 9:52 AM, Patrick Mullen wrote:

> I haven't had any problems like that.  Are you sure it isn't something
> getting behind the rod and gumming up the back end, pushing the rod
> outward?  Not that I've heard of that, either, but it somehow seems
> slightly more likely.  Or something fubar over on the clutch basket
> side.
> ~Patrick
> On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 10:03 AM, E Montague server
> <AFM199 at> wrote:
>> Good morning everybody!   Had you coffee yet? I am just having my first
cup, of some Peets extra expensive stuff. Good.
>> Zoran, I just found a great beer for you at Trader Joes.  $2 a sixpack. I
will pick you up some.
>> Question. I have now had THREE magically self adjusting SVs show up.  The
clutch adjuster at the end of the push rod ( on the left side of the motor,
the little one with the threaded brass rod and the lock nut) has magically
self tightened on three bikes. Anyone know why? Only seen it on Gen Twos.
All three guys came in with slipping clutch.
>> Ernie
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