Magura Clutch !



4 replies to this topic
  • humbertob

Posted February 22, 2002 - 11:34 AM

#1

Actually I got a Magura clutch installed in my '99 YZ400F and I want to check the liquid level but I need what to use if the reservoir needs liquid ! Mineral Oil......? What brand.....? Where can I get it......?

Thanks ! :)

  • YZ400Court

Posted February 22, 2002 - 05:03 PM

#2

You can use baby oil from any drug store, or ATF works well also.

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  • urla

Posted February 23, 2002 - 06:45 AM

#3

I have been using fork oil 5W for 2 years now.

  • blbainb

Posted February 23, 2002 - 07:44 PM

#4

Fork oil works fine (Yamaho 01). The only problem is bleeding the system properly. I found that I had to submerge the caliper/piston end completely and then open the banjo bolt while squeezing the lever - not easy with one hand! I did get it to work though.

  • urla

Posted February 24, 2002 - 09:12 AM

#5

I remove the slave cylinder piston rod (using a hex-bolt tool on the piston) to bleed the system.
This way I also can "backfill" the system, connecting a tube on the "piston rod hole" whit a syringe.
But I don't think Magura supports that way of doing it, use the link below to find out how magura think it should be done (to cumbersome for me).
http://www.magura.de...oad/befuell.pdf

http://www.magura.de...f_road_main.htm
includes spareparts list, installation and more.

[ February 24, 2002: Message edited by: urla ]





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