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tammie

time for new clutch

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Hey there, just a question about my 1999 YZ400 clutch, its time to replace, mostly i ride harescrambles and enduros, never even tried the track, ive got alot of mods on the YZ for woods riding.......what suggestions for clutch kits? brands? material? etc ....

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Hey Tammie, I've had good luck with factory clutches. I have a 99 WR and ride year round and have only replaced the fiber plates 2ce. My clutch just started slipping again last weekend so I have another set on the way.

Make sure to check the fingers on the clutch basket for notches worn into it by the tabs on the fiber plates. I started shattering fiber plates due to them hanging up in the notches in my basket. I filed the notches to smooth them out a bit and haven't had the problem in the past 2 years. I still had the original springs so I ordered a fresh set since they were probably getting weak.

Are you still running the original clutch? If it's lasted you this long I'd stick with the OEM. :awww::thumbsup:

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