how to ease clutch pull

45 replies to this topic
  • hudydog

Posted March 28, 2009 - 06:27 AM


my 03 yz 450 clutch pull kills me I lubed the motion pro cable which helped a little bit. Is there anything else I can do ?

  • wellsy1

Posted March 28, 2009 - 07:30 AM


My buddy had an old cr250 with same problem. He found this easy clutch helper that adds right to your cable. Its kind of funny looking, but it works awsome. But I cant remember who makes it. I do know that when he added it he also had to shorten the cable. Maybe google it? "easy clutch helper"

  • motomanmike26

Posted March 28, 2009 - 07:38 AM


Your cable is worn out. Replace it. :thumbsup:

  • sacfelix

Posted March 28, 2009 - 07:49 AM


If you have some extra cash, you could get a rekluse. Just a thought.

  • motomanmike26

Posted March 28, 2009 - 08:12 AM


Some people don't bother lubing the clutch cables because they say it makes the cables have a shorter life span.

I have never used rekluse so i can't speak for it, it sounds awesome from what i heard but from my past expierences if your getting a new clutch kit, OEM is the way to go. :thumbsup:

  • Valerie Wilson

Posted March 28, 2009 - 08:22 AM


A rekluse is the way to go .... they are awesome.

If you don't want to pony up the $$$ for one of those and easy inexpensive fix is to get an "easy pull clutch system"

  • yz426em

Posted March 28, 2009 - 09:33 AM


I would suggest a oem cable with a asv lever, that will make your clutch pull much easier.

  • gbalias

Posted March 28, 2009 - 12:14 PM


MSR pro raptor easy pull lever. $45.

ive got em on all my bikes and would never go back. it gives you 3 selections.

  • FinchFan194

Posted March 28, 2009 - 12:53 PM


I have a teflon coated cable on my bike works great. I think Sunline makes it?

  • keegan1014

Posted March 28, 2009 - 01:09 PM


what about the hydrolic clutches?
I dont know anything about them myself

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  • keegan1014

Posted March 28, 2009 - 01:12 PM


like this one

  • FinchFan194

Posted March 28, 2009 - 01:30 PM


like this one

I've never used one seems kinda expensive to me @$244 for only a claimed "up to 20% reduction in clutch pull"

  • keegan1014

Posted March 28, 2009 - 01:53 PM


just an idea
now do the make an auto clutch like the mini bikes
you just shift kinda deal.
I realy only use the clutch to take off than shift off rpms
ive had tons of bikes and no problems with this.

  • FinchFan194

Posted March 28, 2009 - 02:05 PM


Yes the auto clutch is just like whats on a 50/mini. You can also override it with your clutch lever if you need to build RPM's to slip the clutch so it is not exactly the same. I agree though I only use my clutch for starting I slip it once in awhile, but never use it to shift.

  • Colemd

Posted March 28, 2009 - 02:07 PM


Magura hydro clutch

  • gbalias

Posted March 28, 2009 - 04:24 PM


i still think the MSR is the best bang for the buck.

you can get either a shorty or normal. even though the normal one is slightly shorter than the stocker. but it comes with the mount and lever. up to 33% reduction

  • TD-3

Posted March 28, 2009 - 05:41 PM


This freebie mod works well.
http://www.thumperta...ght=clutch pull

  • INJURY_69

Posted March 28, 2009 - 06:54 PM


went i went to a hydraulic clutch I didn't think that the pull was much different.

  • wellsy1

Posted March 28, 2009 - 06:55 PM


I put a Magura hydro clutch on my YZ450f. I love it. It does make it easyer to pull, and I find less arm pump. Track, trail, on road, off road, whatever it gets the job done. But what I like is that there is no cable to adjust ever! All your power is put right to the ground.

  • FinchFan194

Posted March 28, 2009 - 06:59 PM


I agree wellsy1 the only reason I would get one would be for no more cable adjustment.

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