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Old 10-24-2012, 05:08 PM   #1
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Guzzi Surflex clutch?

I guess I should have asked this before I bid on it, but I'll ask anyhow. Upon finding that the clutches in both of my T3 engines were in need of replacement, I bid on a like new Surflex clutch that was on Ebay. I got it for what seemed like a good price, and it arrived today.The thing looks like it is brand new, but the friction disks are quite different from what I took out. Does anyone here know anyhting about these? I hope it's good, because it's what I've got!
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Old 10-24-2012, 06:25 PM   #2
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I have used them in the past, they work...
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Old 10-24-2012, 08:34 PM   #3
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If you bought 4mm plates you'll have to get a 4mm spline...but you probably knew that.

Your T-3 came with 2mm clutch splines, Guzzi upgraded to 4mm for no good reason.
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Old 10-24-2012, 08:38 PM   #4
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Sureflex plates can cause the clutch to be a bit "grabby" at first. Most get better with use, some stay that way for some odd reason.
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Old 10-25-2012, 05:43 AM   #5
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If you bought 4mm plates you'll have to get a 4mm spline...but you probably knew that.

Your T-3 came with 2mm clutch splines, Guzzi upgraded to 4mm for no good reason.

I didn't know that! When I read this, I let out a big sigh. I just ran out and checked it all out, I got the right one. Whew!
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Old 10-25-2012, 07:23 AM   #6
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If you bought 4mm plates you'll have to get a 4mm spline...but you probably knew that.

Your T-3 came with 2mm clutch splines, Guzzi upgraded to 4mm for no good reason.
Was that a joke? The deeper splined input hubs go a lot longer before they notch to the point where it degrades smooth clutch engagement. (In my experience anyway.)
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Old 10-25-2012, 12:08 PM   #7
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Was that a joke? The deeper splined input hubs go a lot longer before they notch to the point where it degrades smooth clutch engagement. (In my experience anyway.)

I'll second that! Fitted one on the later ones to my Spada to cure exactly that problem..
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Old 10-26-2012, 03:01 PM   #8
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I'm surprised the T3 had the 4mm splines....
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