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petermock
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power levers

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I just bought a 1977 gl1000. The clutch lever is very stiff. It's a new cable but maybe it wasn't lubed. My friend who knows bikes much better than I do suggested I get power levers for the bike. I can't find them online. Does anyone know if such an animal exists and where I could find it if it does?


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Re: power levers

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Instead of using big levers to force things more than they were designed, why not try lubricating the cable first?
petermock
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Thanks Wing. We lubed all the cables yesterday and I did some riding. It seems to be loosening up a bit or I'm just getting used to it. I really like this site. I'm sure I'll be using it some more.
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I know this is a dead / old thread but thought someone might look up info as i did while researching.
Of all the model years 75-79 the 77 has the longest lever for this model year only which reduces clutch lever effort as per the following article.
https://www.randakksblog.com/clutch-rea ... #more-1170


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