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I am thinking of putting a clutch kit in my bike, but I was wondering if anyone has had ANY negitive effects with the kits. I do alot of slow riding with the kids and don't want to snap their necks every time I hit the gas.

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What is your reason for getting a clutch kit? Not saying not to get one, but I'm trying to determine the reason behind investing in a kit.
 

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Besides you have a manual transmission what would you need a clutch kit for with a manual, for that matter do they even make one for a manual, I thought they were for the Auto trannys
 

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They do make kits for Manuals. Not sure if they are stiffer springs or what they are to be honest with ya. Again, I'm not saying you don't need one or shouldn't get one. I'm just trying to understand what benefits you are looking to gain by adding one.
 

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I was reading the post "Pinned: Manual clutch kit install" and everyone loves it. Eventualy I will be going with larger tires. Also my buddy I ride w/ has a 450 Kodiac, my bike is just a hair faster through the woods (long winding up hills with lots up and down shifting) and he is thinking of doing a clutch kit in his and I have to stay 1 step ahead of him. Some times his auto pulls hard when I'm shifting.
 

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It helps the manuals out when pulling bigger tires. It also helps in reverse by increasing the RPM level before the clutch engages. It doesn't snap your neck, and is barely noticeable once you get used to it. I love mine. Should be that way from the factory.
 

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Yes it a great mod to do to the manual tranny Like was said it should be this way from the factory.It DOES NOT SNAP YOUR NECK it will take off just like stock but at a higher rpm is all,it really put the 500m in its "sweet spot" for power best thing to do imop...
 

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it will help even with stock tires IMOP :D it lets the motor get some rpms before it engauges the clutch and this gets it close to its power band to allow for more power right off idle.. :D
 

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Great mod, not extreme but well worth it. I had some issues getting the gasket off (longest part of the job for me) I recommend it.

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Good point GWC. Being that the RPM's are higher though, won't it jerk the bike more with stockers on, or isn't it that much of an increase in engagement RPM levels?
 

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well there not a hole lot higher some where around 500rpms more ?? but it really goes in the same as the stock springs just at a higher rpm. you can get it to hit alittle hard if you blip the throttle or are trying to .shoot if you idle is alittle high you cant even tell its in there.. :D
 

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Sounds good, thanks for the info. so where is the best place to get the clutch kit?
 

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i bought mine through High Lifter its like $89 shipped or something and comes with a new gasket,or you can get it through EPI for $50 and then you will need to get a new gasket i think there like $15 or so... I have the pruple springs and i have read they do have one with a higher stall for like $100..
 
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