Aftermarket clutches used with a Rekluse

9 replies to this topic
  • LJ

Posted August 29, 2005 - 07:46 AM


Has anybody tried using an aftermarket clutch with a Rekluse?

I just smoked my clutch last weekend and I want to get a Rekluse. Rockymountain has a complete Tusk clutch for $35 as opposed to an OEM clutch through Bikebandit for about $160.

I'm concerned that the Rekluse was designed around the stock clutch and might not work with the Tusk clutch.

Also, does anybody know where I might get a better deal on a yamaha OEM clutch if the Tusk clutch doesn't work with the Rekluse?


  • 642MX

Posted August 29, 2005 - 10:23 AM


I think the Tusk clutch will work fine. Once the Rekluse is set up perfectly, it is actually easier on the fiber plates then a manual clutch. BTW I have White Brother's plates in mine and my fiancee's 250F has a Rekluse with Ferodo plates in it, they both work fine.

  • LJ

Posted August 29, 2005 - 12:38 PM


Thanks for the reply!

I was thinking that as long as the install gap is set correctly, it should work. However, I've never installed a Rekluse clutch so I'll guess I'll find out. For $35 for the Tusk clutch, it's worth it to see if it works.

  • Fastest1

Posted August 29, 2005 - 07:26 PM


You are right, if the installed gap is correct or in range, it should work great. The 35.00 is probably just the fibers, no steels.


Posted August 29, 2005 - 07:57 PM


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  • LJ

Posted August 30, 2005 - 07:41 AM


It's the complete clutch. For $5 more you get EBC springs.

  • ncmountainman

Posted August 30, 2005 - 01:26 PM


you don't need the springs with the rekluse :D al from rekluse told me that its tough to beat the OEM yamaha stuff.

  • LJ

Posted November 28, 2005 - 12:33 PM



No problem using the Tusk clutch with the Rekluse. The clutch worked flawlessly with the Tusk clutch.

  • schuon

Posted November 28, 2005 - 02:21 PM


I have a tusk clutch in my yamaha warrior and its holding up lots better than stock clutch, i have a ebc in my other quad and tusk has lasted and preformed just as well as the EBC.

  • beasleys

Posted November 28, 2005 - 06:13 PM


I am running a rekluse with the tusk plates on a 01 426 and it is working o.k. I am having some slipping but I think that is from the oil I was using. I ride with a couple of others with rekluse/tusk combos and they are having no problems. for 35 dollars I can go through 3 tusk sets before I even approach the cost of an oem set. :applause:

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