I'M working on a 1982 Gl1100 A clutch plate replacement. This motorcycle was not working when I got it. The clutch plates where locked up to start with.
I pulled, cleaned and mic'd the A &B plates, all mic'd out good there after.
I have the plates back in and I am starting to tighten the locking nut. The clutch basket seems to be moving as I tighten the lock nut. I have the motorcycle in 1st gear and the back brake locked down.
But the basket is still moving as I attempt to tighten the nut, is this normal? does any one have any suggestions or fixes on this issue?
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Don't know if it is normal but on a snow mobile I would take out a plug when the piston was low in the cylinder, and fill the cylinder with soft rope. Then turn the engine over until the rope bottoms out the piston out against the head. That should stop the engine from turning while your snugging the clutch up to spec.