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Old 05-20-2009, 03:39 PM   #11
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No No No, it's not his clutch! It's bad karma, and he should take it to a garuji. It was probably a BSA Rocket 3 in a previous life, and has to burn up some bad karma. Lots of it.
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Old 05-20-2009, 03:56 PM   #12
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I think your best bet is to trailer the bike, or put it in the back of a buddy's pickup, drive to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, District of Columbia. Tell the nice man who lives there what happened and let him know you can't afford a new clutch. You may just get a free bike. Stranger things have happened.
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Old 05-21-2009, 08:34 AM   #13
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Did you try loosening the clutch cable? Its possible you moved up the friction zone so much that even pulling the clutch handle in all the way isn't far enough to disengage it.

Its also possible that the clutch cable has been warped and needs to be replaced. Take it to a suzuki dealer or a motorcycle mechanic and have them take a look at it. Shouldnt cost more than 150$ max for their time and the part. But who knows if it's something more serious
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Old 05-21-2009, 01:44 PM   #14
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Did you try loosening the clutch cable? Its possible you moved up the friction zone so much that even pulling the clutch handle in all the way isn't far enough to disengage it.

Its also possible that the clutch cable has been warped and needs to be replaced. Take it to a suzuki dealer or a motorcycle mechanic and have them take a look at it. Shouldnt cost more than 150$ max for their time and the part. But who knows if it's something more serious
I believe his problem is hes got too much clutch cable free play.
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Old 05-21-2009, 04:30 PM   #15
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I believe his problem is hes got too much clutch cable free play.
That, or he beat the pyss out of it until it broke.

Same difference here.
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