play in the clutch lever ?

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Re: play in the clutch lever ?

Post by spudboy6 » Sun Jan 12, 2014 7:09 pm

ross46 wrote:So your running fully synthetic, that's exactly my planned setup, one of the theories on here is that the oem clutch plates are old and dont do well with the new technology oil, hence why everyone recommends to use semi synth, but if we accept that theory then the new ebc plates will be ok with fully synthetic
millage of clutch and oil change fitting was 29000 miles in august . millage today january 31152 miles 5months later clutch is slipping !

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Re: play in the clutch lever ?

Post by ross46 » Tue Jan 14, 2014 12:31 pm

if it is that the zxr doesn't like fully synthetic, it may be worth taking out all the plates and cleaning them in a solvent, e.g. acetone or trike to remove the fully synth from the plates, then deglaze them, check specs and put back in with semi synth, it solved mine for 6 months but I hadn't changed the oil to semi :wanker . that should remove the old oil and put the friction surface back on, worth a shot before you fork out another £100

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Re: play in the clutch lever ?

Post by cargo » Tue Jan 14, 2014 12:44 pm

ross46 wrote:if it is that the zxr doesn't like fully synthetic, it may be worth taking out all the plates and cleaning them in a solvent, e.g. acetone or trike to remove the fully synth from the plates, then deglaze them, check specs and put back in with semi synth, it solved mine for 6 months but I hadn't changed the oil to semi :wanker . that should remove the old oil and put the friction surface back on, worth a shot before you fork out another £100

I'd be checking the spec before doing all that cleaning and deglazing nonsense.

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Re: play in the clutch lever ?

Post by ross46 » Wed Jan 15, 2014 10:20 am

good shout, I assumed they would be as they're 6 months old, never assume!!

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