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Old 11-05-2012, 02:13 PM   #3895
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Originally Posted by krampus View Post
To gain the light clutch lever feel, Ducati uses only three springs on the pressure plate instead of the usual six. As I understand it, to compensate for the fewer springs, the slipper-type clutch assembly actually ramps together tighter in the driven direction.
Not sure this is mechanically possible but could you put in 6 springs or at least heavier clutch springs in order to achieve less slipper clutch effect ? I find myself wanting more engine braking heading into turns because the rear brake is non-existent.
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