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trans or clutch

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Post by 61FLHPan » Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:05 pm

I would like to no anybody had a problem I can not get bike in nuteral when siting at a red light but when going about 10 miles a hour it shilfs fine any help thank you



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Re: trans or clutch

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Post by john HD » Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:19 pm

A ) primary chain too tight

B ) clutch not disengaging properly

two good places to look first!

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Re: trans or clutch

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Post by Sir_Rat » Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:58 pm

My moneys on the clutch not disengaging. Dry overheated clutch bearings can also cause your problems. Do you run wet or dry primary? Good luck.

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Re: trans or clutch

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Post by 58flh » Mon Aug 01, 2011 2:17 pm

Im with the previous answers the men said----I check primary chain adj. Also check clutch settings--assuming you are runnung a chain,also settigs for the springs 31/32 & this is also assuming your steel plates arent warped /check this also. Good-luck 58flh

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Re: trans or clutch

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Post by 61FLHPan » Mon Aug 01, 2011 6:56 pm

I run a dry clutch I just put a new primary chain I will have take alook at it make sure it not to tight I had 3/4 up and down play wen I put it on I check the clutch to I let no how i make out

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Re: trans or clutch

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Post by fourthgear » Wed Aug 03, 2011 1:23 am

Can you put it in Neu. with the motor not running ?

Do you have to move it back or forward to get it to go into Neu. when motor not running ?

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Re: trans or clutch

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Post by PanJud » Wed Aug 03, 2011 4:11 am

Slightly off topic, but that skinny primary belt they make for old Pans is the coolest thing ever made! Cuts noise by 1/3, cuts regular maint by 1/2

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Re: trans or clutch

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Post by 61FLHPan » Wed Aug 03, 2011 11:59 am

I took the bike for aride i notice wen cold sft fine wen it get hot it hard to fine nutural i am thinking the plate are wrap or the clutches are bad iam think about outing a 5stud hub on it

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Re: trans or clutch

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Post by steve_wood » Wed Aug 03, 2011 2:09 pm

I think you'll find that the 5 stud hub is nothing but ass-pain.

How much slack is there in your primary chain?

What type of oil are you running in your transmission?

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Re: trans or clutch

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Post by Bosheff » Wed Aug 03, 2011 7:51 pm

Some clutch fiber discs swell when warm/hot to the point that they tend to drag. If clutch works properly when cold, but doesn't cut it when hot, I'd be thinkin in that direction....bosheff

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Re: trans or clutch

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Post by Pomike » Wed Aug 03, 2011 8:09 pm

The spring measurement is a good reference, but even pressure all around is ideal. Check the plates for even movement with the clutch. Mike

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Re: trans or clutch

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Post by 61FLHPan » Wed Aug 03, 2011 11:49 pm

I check the primary chain today it was tight i adjusted it raining here today i ride it tomorrow

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Re: trans or clutch

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Post by badbird » Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:45 am

PanJud wrote:Slightly off topic, but that skinny primary belt they make for old Pans is the coolest thing ever made! Cuts noise by 1/3, cuts regular maint by 1/2
yeah thats till it breaks we had one go on a realy dangerous bit of unlit duel carriagway with no sholder, you ever been towed on a bike behind a car on a truck type ratchet strap??? it was either that or sit there and wait till a wandering truck wiped it all out,
unfortunatly the bike had it on when we got it
F**c that its getting a chain now ...noise i can live with for peace of mind,

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Re: trans or clutch

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Post by PanJud » Thu Aug 04, 2011 3:51 pm

badbird wrote:
PanJud wrote:Slightly off topic, but that skinny primary belt they make for old Pans is the coolest thing ever made! Cuts noise by 1/3, cuts regular maint by 1/2
yeah thats till it breaks we had one go on a realy dangerous bit of unlit duel carriagway with no sholder, you ever been towed on a bike behind a car on a truck type ratchet strap??? it was either that or sit there and wait till a wandering truck wiped it all out,
unfortunatly the bike had it on when we got it
F**c that its getting a chain now ...noise i can live with for peace of mind,
Yah the downside is you have to inspect it more often than a chain....if the tranny is torqued sideways a teeny bit, it won't last long. I was surprised the first time I ever looked inside my primary (at the THEN chain) It spans a HUGE distance with no tensioner sprocket/shoe

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Re: trans or clutch

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Post by nmaineron » Fri Aug 05, 2011 3:41 am

the clutch is getting hot and the clutch hub is walking on the bearings and effectively working backwards,instead of the pressure plate putting pressure on the clutch pack the clutch hub is as it walks.This is usually caused by the alignment of the engine and transmission.I had very good luck with the tamer for this problem.Basically it is the inner bearing retainer that holds the hub in place when you disengage the clutch.

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