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So what are the best clutch discs to buy for 1983...?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Scottrt, Nov 21, 2019.

  1. Scottrt

    Scottrt XS650 Enthusiast

    Seems like the choices are limited. Is EBC as good or better than Mikes, Or are there better choices that I'm not finding? I'm a heavy rider so I'm looking for performance first and not low price. Look forward to hearing from you that have been there - done that.
    Well after google searching again I found Barnett Had clutch discs and springs so I already ordered them.
     
    Last edited: Nov 21, 2019
  2. Ratranger

    Ratranger XS650 Junkie Top Contributor

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  3. Scottrt

    Scottrt XS650 Enthusiast

    This looks like the hot set up but I don't want to have to machine My clutch hub to make it work on an 83
     
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  4. solo2racr

    solo2racr Suck, Squeeze, Bang, Blow

    Barnett has been the industry standard upgrade for decades.
     
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  5. grizld1

    grizld1 Grumpy old man Top Contributor

    I use Ferodo friction plates and Vesrah springs from 650 Central. The Vesrah springs are heavier than OE, but I don't feel much difference at the lever.
     
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  6. Scottrt

    Scottrt XS650 Enthusiast

    I had A CB 1100 F That a Barnett clutch solved all its issues.
     
  7. Ratranger

    Ratranger XS650 Junkie Top Contributor

    Probably easier to buy a different hub on ebay rather than machine what you have, unless you have a large enough lathe. I forget they went back to a 6 plate clutch on the late bikea.
     

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