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post #1 of 31 (permalink) Old 06-07-2016, 07:24 AM Thread Starter
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Default Vic hydroulic clutch kit.

If all goes well with the stage 1 and new buffeting control, I'm going to be looking to install a hydraulic clutch kit.
What are your experiences with these kits and use.
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had mine on for 2 years with no problems. this was the older kit
with im assuming shorter hose. ran it down the l side of the
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I don't have any firsthand experience PaiN but I can relay some info about them from what others have said. They don't make the clutch pull any easier but it does eliminate the chance of a cable breaking and they don't need to be adjusted after the initial setup so there are some significant pluses to having one. I like the idea of maintenance free.
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How is the hydraulic clutch better then a properly working cable actuated clutch ? (Serious Question)

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but it does eliminate the chance of a cable breaking and they don't need to be adjusted after the initial setup so there are some significant pluses to having one. I like the idea of maintenance free.
Inst it a cable with barrel end at the transmission end ?
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How is the hydraulic clutch better then a properly working cable actuated clutch ? (Serious Question)
IMHO; it isn't but there is something to be said for no maintenance. A simple backup cable that's readily available will take care of the odd cable break.

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Inst it a cable with barrel end at the transmission end ?
Not a cable; a thin strong rod if memory serves.
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my vision has a hydraulic clutch. Pulls the same as a cable. once a year pull lever and clean and lube clean and lube clutch barrel at clutch arm.
Bleed the master cylinder before you put it on the bike. Remember air will rise to the highest point.

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I actually liked the feel of the cable action. I went with the hyd clutch after about 2k miles to simply avoid the minor maintenance of said cable and the resultant gremlin who typically rears its ugly head when you are on a scenic alternate route 320 miles from home. First use of the hyd clutch the pull felt mushy . . . I wasn't sure I liked it and wasn't sure it was functioning properly. To me, the pull is easier than the cable and is why I wasn't sure it was doing its job. 6k miles later all is well in the hyd clutch dept. Works for me. No regrets. Yrmv, sheets

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So you all feel the kits are worth $350? I have a heavy and creaky clutch pull.

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Every bolt-on doo-dad in the accessory catalogue is a couple hundred bucks, or more. Yes, I believe its worth it. One guys opinion.
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