Clutch slave cylinder removal


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Sportbikenomore
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Motorcycle: 1984 GL 1200 interstate

Clutch slave cylinder removal

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Hi there!! New to the forum and with a quick question , is is hard to remove the clutch slave cylinder on an 84 gl1200 interstate? Do I have to basically remove the rear end of the bike or it can be done just on a jack without removing anything?



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steppin stone
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Re: Clutch slave cylinder removal

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As a matter of fact I just did that last evening when I got home from work. mine is an 1986 not sure if there are any differences. I just put mine on center stand I was able to do the job in about an hour and a half that's bleeding it to ..give or take. There is a black filter thing just above the left foot pedal held in by a 10 mm socket you must remove (only 1 bolt holding it in), and (3).. 8 mm bolt's holding in the clutch slave. I very tight getting the bolt's but do able lay on your back and take your time. I didn't disconnect the hose I was able to fish the whole slave out on right side replaced all the seals and popped it back in..

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Thanks! That helps a lot!! I'm going to do the job tomorrow morning, I was just afraid that I had to remove a lot of things to do it, thanks for your help, I really appreciate the reply

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your welcome hope it help's .

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Re: Clutch slave cylinder removal

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Sportbikenomore wrote:
Sat Jul 07, 2018 10:14 am
Thanks! That helps a lot!! I'm going to do the job tomorrow morning, I was just afraid that I had to remove a lot of things to do it, thanks for your help, I really appreciate the reply
How did you make out ?

Sportbikenomore
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Re: Clutch slave cylinder removal

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Was going to post an update yesterday but got sidetracked, well, the job went perfect, the cleaning and rebuild were a breeze thanks to some very informative YouTube videos, is easy to do it on the center stand, a little cramped in there but definitely doable, she is up and running again, thanks for the advice

86 goldwing
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Re: Clutch slave cylinder removal

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hey just joined was reading your post on slave cylinder repair do you have any videos of the work you n\did have to do mine as well

86 goldwing
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Re: Clutch slave cylinder removal

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was also wondering if you replaced the shaft seal in the engine i read some where that the engine had to come apart to replace said seal



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