clutch dampener plate queastion


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82gl1100fan
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clutch dampener plate queastion

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So i pulled the motor out of the wing and pulled.the clutch and shock shock the dampaner plate is done (pic 1)... rivets are gone. My queastion is can I just use one of the old but still in good shape friction plates in place of the "shims" (pic 2)or will the holes in the steel plate destroy the friction disk (pic 3). Im ready to put this thing back togeather and this is the final puzzle piece.








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Re: clutch dampener plate queastion

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This damper plate is rare if you can find one at all. I scoured the forums for information on this issue and found out about the "bin the damper plate" syndrome. Here is a thread on this issue and apparent fix. https://ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php ... the+damper

Did not work on my '85 Limited edition, but seems to be good for 1000/1100 clutches.

Hope this helps.

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Re: clutch dampener plate queastion

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Rednaxs60 wrote: Thu Jun 15, 2017 12:09 am This damper plate is rare if you can find one at all. I scoured the forums for information on this issue and found out about the "bin the damper plate" syndrome. Here is a thread on this issue and apparent fix. https://ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php ... the+damper

Did not work on my '85 Limited edition, but seems to be good for 1000/1100 clutches.

Hope this helps.

Cheers
The article on that forum was written by Old Fogey, who runs Wingovations. On the Wingovations website, he has the same article, under his 'Technical Tips' section BUT he suggests using TWO extra plain plates - One goes in the clutch basket as shown and the other goes in the middle of the clutch pack in place of the broken damper plate.

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Re: clutch dampener plate queastion

Post by argosybob »

I was able to get damper plates for both of my 83 from CMS in the Netherlands. It was a little pricey shipping to New Jersey, but it was worth it. They don't always have them in stock, but do show up from time to time.


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