TIme bomb clutch!!!!

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  • Guest_Guest_*

Posted March 15, 2001 - 07:32 PM


Just put a Hinson on my 00 426. Stocker had a huge crack in it that started at the rivets and ran all the way to the tangs. I could actually spread it apart!

Thank god I caught it in time! A couple more rides was all it would have took. WHeeew!

  • Clod_Thrower

Posted March 15, 2001 - 10:12 PM


WOW, that was close. Just to let everyone know I just put a Performance Engineering basket on my 426 & it is working fine. I got it from Motosport Outlet for $139. I didn't have any cracks just grooves in my old basket.

  • Boit

Posted March 15, 2001 - 10:36 PM


Dirtdigger: Did your basket have cracks at all 3 rivets? Murphy's Law smiled on you!... :)

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  • Guest_Guest_*

Posted March 16, 2001 - 04:28 PM


Cracked at just one rivet. But there was actually aluminum chunks missing for about half the crack!

Yes I was very lucky. For all who are taking the chance with the stocker I say your asking for it. A few hundred bucks is cheap insurance.

I cant imagine what would happen if it came apart on a fast fire road or something out in the middle of BFE.

  • Dan_YZF

Posted March 16, 2001 - 05:57 PM


Ok...ok...!! you succeed to fear me about my stock basket....lol...I think i'll change mine too, even if it looks perfect by now.

So a PE is a good choice??

Thanks for sharing your experience with us....


  • Dan_YZF

Posted March 16, 2001 - 06:00 PM


I mean, is a Performance Engineering a good choice? or if a Hinson is the only good one??

  • Clod_Thrower

Posted March 16, 2001 - 07:14 PM


Originally posted by Dan_YZF:

I mean, is a Performance Engineering a good choice? or if a Hinson is the only good one??

I think I'm the only guinea pig on this one. Does anyone else have a PE basket? Anyway it looked to be much stronger than the stock one & cured the grabbyness. I have about 10 rides on it & its working great.

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