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#829294 11/09/2020 11:25 AM
by Joolstacho
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Nephew Sean's lovely 'new' '68 A50 is pretty good, but it does have a heavy clutch action. I've advised him on all the usual stuff such as cable condition, lube, routing, adjustment, PCC oil. I'm wondering if It may have had heavier clutch springs fitted by a P.O.
Anyone know if there are different strength / length clutch springs for A series? Bear in mind that it's a 500cc, not a firebreathing 750!

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#829316 Nov 9th a 04:54 PM
by Richard Phillips
Richard Phillips
Having a heavy clutch is very tiring. Sometimes the springs are too tight, many guys over tighten thinking the adjuster nuts need to be flush with top thread. Not so, you need to see what works best without slipping
For me I have swapped in the seven clutch plate system. Easy pull, positive engagement.
Beautiful machine you guys have.
Richard
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