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1Back to top Go down   Clutch lever rubber boot. Empty Clutch lever rubber boot. on Thu Nov 13, 2014 4:28 pm

sidecar paul

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I spied a blob under the outfit last week and, expecting the clutch rubber boot to be full of oil, I released the clip, pulled off the boot and found it was full of water and just a smidgeon of oil.

Further inspection showed a split in the rubber boot.  Sad

Today I fitted a new boot, all pretty straightforward, but here's a tip which makes life much easier. The M3 screw that comes with the clamp is 15mm long, requiring the thread to be disengaged to get the clamp over the ridge on the gearbox. Most of us then need three hands in the confined space to get the screw in place. Always a bit of a struggle.
Simply replacing the screw with a 20mm long one keeps the thread engaged and the clamp goes over the gearbox ridge easily.  cheers

Paul.


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'84 K100RS (0014643) (owned since '85), 86 K100RS (0018891) with Martello sidecar (built as an outfit in '88),
'51 Vincent (since '67),'72 Montesa Cota (from new), '87 Honda RS125R NF4 (bought 2015) 
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2Back to top Go down   Clutch lever rubber boot. Empty Re: Clutch lever rubber boot. on Thu Nov 13, 2014 5:01 pm

92KK 84WW Olaf

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That's what I love about the forum- simple attention to detail, simple fix and willing to share it.

Thanks Paul.


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1992 K100LT 0193214 Bertha Alaska Blue 101,000 miles
1984 K100RT 0022575 Brutus Baja Red 578 bought 36,000 now 89,150 miles
1997 K1100LT 0188024 Wotan Mystic Red 689 58,645 now 103,800 miles
1983 K100RS 0011171 Fricka 606 29,495 miles Damn K Pox Its a Bat outta Hell Now 36,188  miles
    

3Back to top Go down   Clutch lever rubber boot. Empty Re: Clutch lever rubber boot. on Thu Nov 13, 2014 5:14 pm

blaKey

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Good work Paul and as Olaf said, thanks for sharing.


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4Back to top Go down   Clutch lever rubber boot. Empty Re: Clutch lever rubber boot. on Thu Nov 13, 2014 6:21 pm

charlie99

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good tip paul .....thanks


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