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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-04-2007, 08:24 AM Thread Starter
 
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stay with stock clutch or upgrade

well i got my first street bike about two moths ago. it is a gixxer 600 and i was told by somebody that the clutch that comes stock is good enough for whatever you through at it is this true or not? I have done other mods as well: power commander, ignition module, exhaust, and K&n air filter. So would that clutch do or not?
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-05-2007, 03:47 AM
 
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Your clutch will be fine...unless you plan on doing wheelies and suck at them. Then it may need replacing sooner than it should. Spend your cash on gear instead.



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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-05-2007, 06:24 AM
 
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the stock clutch is fine, as long as its not slipping under load, you're good. like Marko said, if you're not stunting with it, no worry about it. the stock clutch is generally SUPPOSED to last as long as the bike itself does.
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-05-2007, 11:54 PM
 
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My bike is 15 years old. To the best of my knowledge...the stock clutch has NEVER been replaced...nor does it need to be.



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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-07-2007, 05:37 PM
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Usually the first thing to go on a stock clutch is the clutch springs. Unless you're doing burn outs or clutch wheelies!




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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-14-2007, 09:36 AM
 
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My bike is 15 years old. To the best of my knowledge...the stock clutch has NEVER been replaced...nor does it need to be.
Wow, thats amazing.
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-16-2007, 07:42 PM
 
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Wow, thats amazing.
Not really, bike clutches you're either gentle on, which is normal riders, or you're abusive (stunters and racers) the bike clutch is like an automotive clutch, its desigled to last WELL into 200k miles, or more in the case of bikes if you dont abuse it.
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