clutch casing shim


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bebop
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clutch casing shim

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Hi i've just stripped out my clutch on a 1976 GL1000 American import,still in frame,when i opened the casing,there was first a gasket then a metal shim,about 1 mm thick,then a second gasket,has any body found the same thing?Not sure if i should rebuild the same or just with one gasket?Any ideas,thanks


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SnoBrdr
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Re: clutch casing shim

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bebop wrote:Hi i've just stripped out my clutch on a 1976 GL1000 American import,still in frame,when i opened the casing,there was first a gasket then a metal shim,about 1 mm thick,then a second gasket,has any body found the same thing?Not sure if i should rebuild the same or just with one gasket?Any ideas,thanks
http://www.cmsnl.com/honda-gl1000-goldw ... ml#results
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Fred Camper
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Re: clutch casing shim

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Maybe I am reading this wrong? But seems to me the question was about this pic,

http://www.cmsnl.com/honda-gl1000-goldw ... ml#results

Looks like only one factory gasket. I have read about shifting issues with non-OEM gaskets, and having to add material to get a good shift. Might be what the previous owner was dealing with.
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