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yamaguzzi

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I have a question.Does the clutch cable go to the back of the right side fork tube or in front of it when it exits the underside of the fuel tank and turns to the left towards the clutch lever on the handle bar ?I have it behind but I notice when I turn hard to the right it really gets bent almost 90 degrees.in the same exact spot where my last one broke back in the spring. It was routed this way when I got the bike  with 12000 miles on the clock so I'm assuming that it was an original cable that broke .


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1988 K 100RS ,1975 Moto Guzzi 850-T , 1971 BMW R60/5 , 1971 Yamaha R5B,1969 Yamaha DS6C ,1966 Yamaha YM1 , 1965 Yamaha YDS3
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2Back to top Go down   Clutch cable routing  1988 K100 RS Empty Re: Clutch cable routing 1988 K100 RS on Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:51 am

Dai

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The OEM one on mine was threaded down through the triple tree and behind the fork tube. I was never happy with it and the current home-made one is a couple of inches longer which allow greater movement when the bars are turned.


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'83 K100 upgraded to K100RS spec
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3Back to top Go down   Clutch cable routing  1988 K100 RS Empty Re: Clutch cable routing 1988 K100 RS on Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:18 am

tinyspuds

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I have the standard length RT cable and based on several discussions here I run it inside the left top frame rail past the fuse panel and with a straightish drop to the actuating arm. This is much easier on the lever action than the one I took off which followed the (factory I think) route of right at the trees with a left turn over the engine and also gives a bit more available length.


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1985 BMW K100RT + Hedingham HUB and LL’s.
2007 HD883 Sportster. Bobbed and bettered.
1954 Royal Enfield 350 Bullet. Original.
    

yamaguzzi

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@tinyspuds wrote:I have the standard length RT cable and based on several discussions here I run it inside the left top frame rail past the fuse panel and with a straightish drop to the actuating arm. This is much easier on the lever action than the one I took off which followed the (factory I think) route of right at the trees with a left turn over the engine and also gives a bit more available length.
 That's the answer I'm looking for ! Thanks .At some point this winter I will pull off the tank and put the other new cable I bought( I bought 2) on.The one that is on there now  though new has a serious bend in it from being routed in the factory position and I know it will be breaking there  so I'm going to remove it before that happens.It's too much of a pain in the ass when it lets you down to wait for it to break.


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1988 K 100RS ,1975 Moto Guzzi 850-T , 1971 BMW R60/5 , 1971 Yamaha R5B,1969 Yamaha DS6C ,1966 Yamaha YM1 , 1965 Yamaha YDS3
https://motoguzzi850t.blogspot.com/
    

Laitch

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@yamaguzzi wrote:At some point this winter I will pull off the tank and put the other new cable I bought( I bought 2) on.The one that is on there now  though new has a serious bend in it from being routed in the factory position and I know it will be breaking there  so I'm going to remove it before that happens.
Please post before-and-after photos of your procedure in this thread.


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yamaguzzi

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@Laitch wrote:
@yamaguzzi wrote:At some point this winter I will pull off the tank and put the other new cable I bought( I bought 2) on.The one that is on there now  though new has a serious bend in it from being routed in the factory position and I know it will be breaking there  so I'm going to remove it before that happens.
Please post before-and-after photos of your procedure in this thread.
OK  I'll do that .It may not be 'till early spring though. I got my Moto Guzzi 850 - T back in service just yesterday after a clutch replacement job I had to do so I'm giving my brain  and my wallet a rest for a bit before I attack this.


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1988 K 100RS ,1975 Moto Guzzi 850-T , 1971 BMW R60/5 , 1971 Yamaha R5B,1969 Yamaha DS6C ,1966 Yamaha YM1 , 1965 Yamaha YDS3
https://motoguzzi850t.blogspot.com/
    

92KK 84WW Olaf

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Have to do the clutch cable on my K100RS too, it broke a few weeks ago but having other Ks to ride its sitting there a while I think.


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1997 K1100LT 0188024 Wotan Mystic Red 58,645 now 100,380 miles
1983 K100RS 0011171 Fricka 29,495 miles Damn K Pox Its a Bat outta Hell No 33,600 miles
    

tinyspuds

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This is my left side route.

I think that first bend off the lever could be eased by routing between the instrument pod supports, and now I have the fairing off I will try it.

Pics follow, probably 2 at a time.

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Clutch cable routing  1988 K100 RS D566f510
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1985 BMW K100RT + Hedingham HUB and LL’s.
2007 HD883 Sportster. Bobbed and bettered.
1954 Royal Enfield 350 Bullet. Original.
    

tinyspuds

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last two to follow


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1985 BMW K100RT + Hedingham HUB and LL’s.
2007 HD883 Sportster. Bobbed and bettered.
1954 Royal Enfield 350 Bullet. Original.
    

tinyspuds

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1985 BMW K100RT + Hedingham HUB and LL’s.
2007 HD883 Sportster. Bobbed and bettered.
1954 Royal Enfield 350 Bullet. Original.
    

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