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Old 02-15-2013, 10:23 AM   #9
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Location: Annapolis Maryland
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Originally Posted by redass View Post
Had the same problem on my 06. I tried everything no luck. Finally I plugged the oil jet. Problem completely solved. I think too much oil stays in the clutch and the viscus drag is what causes the problem. I have put about 10k on the bike since and miked the clutch plates a few times and found no significant wear. I don't really abuse the clutch, perhaps if I did the added oil would be required but I don't see any problems yet and the clutch works a thousand times better.
That's bad for riding off road, but yes with the oil jet it'll drag slightly when you blip the throttle, so just dont do that. no big deal.
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