MotoHouston.com MotoHouston.com
Register Members List Member Map Media Calendar Garage Forum Home Mark Forums Read

Go Back   MotoHouston.com > Technical > How To's and Q & A's
Forgot info?

Welcome to MotoHouston.com! You are currently viewing our forums as a guest which gives you limited access to the community. By joining our free community you will have access to great discounts from our sponsors, the ability to post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content, free email, classifieds, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, join our community!

Register Today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.


FREE MH Decals by MAIL!

Advertisement

Reply
Share This Thread: 
Subscribe to this Thread Thread Tools
Old 07-11-2011, 01:25 PM   #1
lucydad
Senior Member
 
lucydad's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Houston area
Feedback Rating: (0)
Posts: 855

Experience: 1 year

Bike(s):
2012 Moto Guzzi V7 Racer
2007 Kawasaki EX 500
1971 Honda 175 Scrambler
1967 Honda Mini Trail 50
1966 Honda Super 90






Question clutch adjustment zone Kawa EX 500

Hi,

My 2007 EX 500 clutch is currently adjusted so the power applies near the end of the clutch release. Reading the EX500 forum, it seems this is the recommended zone. I might be more comfortable having the clutch release a bit more in the middle of the zone. That would help control. Is this reasonable, and would that be harder on the clutch lifespan? And, I am not quite sure which direction to turn the clutch handlebar nut: clockwise, or anti? (Looking from inside handlebar outboard towards end of clutch handle). Any advice is appreciated. The clutch works fine, smooth, and shifting is no problem at the current setting.

thanks!
lucydad is offline   Reply With Quote
Similar Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Need help: 2000 sv650 clutch adjustment xsv General Discussion (Moto Related) 4 09-01-2015 07:35 AM
Clutch adjustment ZX14 Lokati General Discussion (Moto Related) 36 10-27-2010 05:36 PM
Kawa Chopper Grinchy General Discussion (Moto Related) 10 03-22-2010 08:57 AM
Clutch Adjustment - Help nactx86 How To's and Q & A's 3 08-13-2009 08:55 PM
clutch adjustment rob78 How To's and Q & A's 3 10-18-2006 01:37 PM
Advertisement
Old 07-11-2011, 02:07 PM   #2
signpimp
Senior Member
 
signpimp's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Houston
Feedback Rating: (1)
Posts: 781

Experience: 10+ years
Trackdays: 10+

Bike(s):
2002 klx110









Send a message via MSN to signpimp
Lefty - Loosy...should turn counter-clockwise. You don't want too much slack though. The clutch lever will feel really sloppy. Might want to try an aftermarket adjustable lever instead.
signpimp is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Advertisement


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:23 PM.


MotoHouston.com is not responsible for the content posted by users.
Privacy Policy