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I was driving down the driveway this morning and pulled the clutch in and.......snap.#&%$*#, I got about 5000 miles out of it.I had one break last year 100 miles from home.
Luckily, this time I had a sav-ur-ride in my saddle bag. I just installed it after I got home from work.
I also just ordered another Barnett cable from Conquest, so it should be here next week some time.
It just kind of makes me mad that a clutch cable won't last.I mean at $90 a pop it gets expensive.
 

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I was driving down the driveway this morning and pulled the clutch in and.......snap.#&%$*#, I got about 5000 miles out of it.I had one break last year 100 miles from home.
Luckily, this time I had a sav-ur-ride in my saddle bag. I just installed it after I got home from work.
I also just ordered another Barnett cable from Conquest, so it should be here next week some time.
It just kind of makes me mad that a clutch cable won't last.I mean at $90 a pop it gets expensive.
Why replace the Sav-Ur-Ride? Just leave it in there and order an extra. Cheaper then Barnett..just saying.
 

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Don't want to hi-jack your thread but I figured this was a good time to ask about my clutch cables. I have small Apes on my kingpin...I believe they are 14 in...is there anything I can use for a replacement cable? I also had my clutch cable snap on my vegas with standard bars and I was 200 miles away...pain in the a$$!
 

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Why replace the Sav-Ur-Ride? Just leave it in there and order an extra. Cheaper then Barnett..just saying.

DOH! I didn't even consider that.I suppose I could.The only thing that bothers me about that is the removable barrel.I wonder if it could work loose eventually?


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Don't want to hi-jack your thread but I figured this was a good time to ask about my clutch cables. I have small Apes on my kingpin...I believe they are 14 in...is there anything I can use for a replacement cable? I also had my clutch cable snap on my vegas with standard bars and I was 200 miles away...pain in the a$$!
You can order a custom length Barnett cable,I don't know what others there are, but i'm sure there are other suppliers.
 

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DOH! I didn't even consider that.I suppose I could.The only thing that bothers me about that is the removable barrel.I wonder if it could work loose eventually?


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You can order a custom length Barnett cable,I don't know what others there are, but i'm sure there are other suppliers.
I have had my Sav-Ur-Ride on for a very long time. I know I have well over 10 K miles on it. Just didn't see the point in removing it. I made it a point to deburr and lubricate when I made it home. Now I clean and re-lube every other oil change. So far so good!

As for the long cable....yes Barnett does make custom lengths. Check with Scott over at Conquest Customs. If a replacement or emergency Sav-Ur-Ride is what your looking for. The C102L kit is 8" longer then stock cable. If that won't work for you. Let me know the exact length and I will run it by the folks at Sav-Ur-Ride.
 

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I have had my Sav-Ur-Ride on for a very long time. I know I have well over 10 K miles on it. Just didn't see the point in removing it. I made it a point to deburr and lubricate when I made it home. Now I clean and re-lube every other oil change. So far so good!
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Wow you have already got twice as many miles out of the sav-ur-ride than my last one.If I break another one, I will just use the sav-ur-ride.
Unfortunately I already ordered another Barnett.
BTW,my cable broke at the bottom.Not at the handle.The end just popped right off.
 

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Thanks NOEMTZ I will measure them out and PM you. I'd like to have a replacement emergency cable in case the worst happens when I'm out cruising.
 

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Are you guys having cable failure lubing them or running them dry?
Most have been dry OEM. Some deburring needed around pivot points in most as well.
 

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Most have been dry OEM. Some deburring needed around pivot points in most as well.
I never run a cable dry. I slip a spark plug boot over the end and poor 80W90 Amsoil through them until it comes out the other end. I haven`t had a cable failure since 1993 so it must work.
 

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I never run a cable dry. I slip a spark plug boot over the end and poor 80W90 Amsoil through them until it comes out the other end. I haven`t had a cable failure since 1993 so it must work.
Everyone has there own method........
 

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My handle bars go 15" from the top of the fork...am I up sh*ts creek trying to get a replacement cable to store in my bag?
 

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My handle bars go 15" from the top of the fork...am I up sh*ts creek trying to get a replacement cable to store in my bag?
The stock cable length is about 58-59 inches long give or take. I know for a fact that the stock length will work on bars up to 9 inches above the top triple tree. If you are comfortable removing your tank....measure your current length to be exact. And let me know the exact length needed.
But You might be okay with the C102L kit that is 8 inches longer then stock....I will verify with Sav-Ur-Ride folks.
 
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