Notching in clutch basket. Should I be concerned/ replace?

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  • Conner_Steezel

Posted March 14, 2016 - 04:24 PM


I have a 2014 Yz 450 with about 80hours on it. I took apart the clutch the other day and noticed there was some minor notching in my clutch basket. (See in pictures)

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Now I'm sure this is fairly normal. So should I be concerned? What's the best rout to take?

I can take the basket off and grind the notches down and run it.

Or should I spend the money and buy a new basket?
(Was looking at the Hinson steel basket)

I've also thought about sanding it and getting the basket and inner hub hard anodized.

Any recommendations or help is appreciated!

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  • Wiz636

Posted March 14, 2016 - 04:52 PM


Don't be is simply normal wear and tear.


Just replace the basket, I wouldn't try to fix it. Your tolerances will be off.

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