Seized Clutch Bushing


21 replies to this topic
  • qadsan

Posted May 28, 2004 - 01:08 PM

#21

BugTeeth, check out the following link...

http://www.xr650r.us/clutch/

Visit the ThumperTalk Store for the lowest prices on motorcycle / ATV parts and accessories - Guaranteed
  • heliosstudios

Posted May 28, 2004 - 06:01 PM

#22

About enlarging the bushing diameters, I'd strongly suggest against doing that. Additional oil holes would probably be ok, especially oriented with the rotation of travel as to "scoop" up more oil when spinning. But if the bushing is too sloppy in any way, it could wobble or "oscillate", causing the same problem or worse. These bushings likely fail not because of being too loose or tight, but because they don't get enough oil and seize from heat buildup.

In one of the other posts, a gentleman said he used Castrol GTX and later a good synthetic motor oil and his bushing looked near perfect after thousands of miles. Another said there was wear evident at 120 miles. Could it have been the oil?

I'm only going to run ultra-premium oil in my BFP. Mobil red cap or Delvac-1 seem to be the best choices. You know what they say... an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. :thumbsup:





Related Content

Forums
Photo

Wiseco 101MM Spark Knock Low Engine Temps by imandrewparks


Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Honda   XR600/650
  • 7 replies
Forums
Photo

2015 XR650L Squeaking noise by Crayjay


Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Honda   XR600/650
  • 3 replies
Forums
Photo

ignitech programmable XR650L CDI by brianhare


Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Honda   XR600/650
  • Hot  60 replies
Forums
Photo
Washington

Cle Elum Sunday 5/29: Looking for dual sport tips by TigerTanker


Dirt Bike   Dirt Bike Regional Discussion   Northwest
  • Hot  32 replies
Reviews

Honda XR650L 2017 by Chris.GVS


Honda XR650L 2017
  • - - - - -
  • 0 reviews
 
x

Join Our Community!

Even if you don't want to post, registered members get access to tools that make finding & following the good stuff easier.

If you enjoyed reading about "" here in the ThumperTalk archive, you'll LOVE our community. Come join ThumperTalk today!

The views and opinions expressed on this page are strictly those of the author, and have not been reviewed or approved by ThumperTalk.