Some will swear the spring is a design flaw destined to wear out and need replacement every six thousand miles. These are the part numbers for the parts I used to update my 2002 1500 Drifter clutch. Good luck and have a wonderful day. If the assembly calls for more than one of any given part number, it will be noted for you in the suggested order quantity so you can get exactly what you need to get the job done right, the first time. Every Clymer motorcycle service manual is written for the do-it-yourselfer as well as the experienced mechanic, Clymer motorcycle repair manuals are the cheapest way to keep your motorcycle running properly. If you're lucky the cover will separate with absolutely no damage to the original gasket and you can re-use it. You may need fewer than suggested.
Good luck and have a wonderful day. Some You Might Want To Print And Take To Your Trusted Wrench. So since I was having it apart I got those too. Some of us just don't know how that could be with clutch springs that last 50,000 miles mine and more. There are two alignment pins still holding it in place so don't get it cocked as you pull it away from the bike.
You should also know I varied a 'bunch' from the way the 'book' would have you do this. Editor Note: On my Drifter I lost about a half quart of oil. Just a bit of history before we get rolling. Someday I suspect that groove would get deep enough to cut the ends of the teeth off or allow them to bend and that would be the end of the spring and riding for the day. You may need fewer than suggested.
The same great policies and service you have come to expect when shopping on RevZilla. Now install the 3 limiter springs. You may need fewer than suggested. Put it back on the starter so you don't forget it. Please Read All Instructions Thoroughly Before Attempting Any Of These Projects. Later models have two spring holders and a stronger spring.
Note the orientation of the washers: They are in this order: engine then the clutch spring. Good luck and have a wonderful day. If you have stock exhaust, note the pipe heat shield is held in place by three hose clamps with 10 mm bolts. This is really a simple project requiring only basic hand tools though, as you'll see a compressor and air wrench can be pretty handy. If there's no way to borrow or rent an impact wrench then you'll want to check for his technique for muscling the clutch spring nut off. Good luck and have a wonderful day. Some Are Extremely Simple, Others Will Take Considerable Mechanical Or Electrical Knowledge.
It looks like i will be doing mine. The washer is also used in 2004 1500 engines. If you have a compressor you're home free. Do you have a ton of miles on your Vulcan and the clutch is grabbing way out at the far end of the lever travel? Doing the project with the bike on the sidestand means you don't have to drain the oil. The shop guy rode it for 20 minutes and said it worked fine. There are many sizes and you don't want to get them mixed up. I'm sure it did but it takes 45 minutes or so to make the symptoms show up.
A couple of hits with the impact wrench and a 27 mm socket and the nut zips right off. I haven't noticed this with my Nomad. Some will swear the spring is a design flaw destined to wear out and need replacement every six thousand miles. If you only have a breaker bar. If this is the best fix then i am in and only need to order parts but. You may need fewer than suggested.
Stuck this in with a set of Barnett friction plates and Judge washers and wow what a difference! I guess i might as well replace them while i have the bike apart. If you have a compressor you're home free. You may need fewer than suggested. I know i have a lot more reading to do but most of the information i have found on the internet only talks about judges washers and the 2002 mean streak spring plate. It must be able to melt away as the oil heats up! Winterize Your Bike this, from a guy who lives in San Diego? Be careful not to stretch brake line or brake switch wire.
. Before you start removing these make a template using your replacement gasket so you can keep track of where each bolt goes. Replacement then, was a pre-emptive move. If there are any cuts or tears you'll have the option of using gasket sealer or simply replacing the gasket. Set the ring aside where it won't get kicked across the garage. You may need fewer than suggested.