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Offline derek taylor

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Re: clutch wash
« Reply #15 on: 01.03. 2015 08:56 »
just had a look on sump magazine site spec for 1952 golden flash says dry multi plate clutch.

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Re: clutch wash
« Reply #16 on: 01.03. 2015 12:05 »
 Yo Derek, that's because they originally ran inside the domed cover- "in the day", as Musky said...

 Mine leaks the ATF fairly quickly, seems to penetrate the drain screw a bit like that rusty nuts loosener with acetone thread that I need to comment on..

 I used chain lube on my primary one time when I had it apart, but when I put the ATF in I guess it washed it off
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Re: clutch wash
« Reply #17 on: 01.03. 2015 14:54 »
anyone ever used link life on their primery chain

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Re: clutch wash
« Reply #18 on: 01.03. 2015 19:34 »
G'day Derek.
I did a quick search on linklife. It sounds the same as the old boiling in grease method. This would be OK if you did it every 500 miles or so. Primary chains travel a lot faster than rear chains, and who wants to strip the primary that often. It wouldn't help the clutch rollers or the slipper adjuster in plungers, and I'd be worried if any got onto the friction plates.
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