adjustable clutch lever.


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Mika
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adjustable clutch lever.

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Looking for Adjustable Clutch Lever that fits a 1998 GL1500. Any ideas?


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Re: adjustable clutch lever.

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I haven't put one on a 1500 before, so I don't know if there are aftermarket ones that will fit. I will say that you need to be careful with doing this on a 1500, as you can easily get a lever that does not completely disengage the clutch when pulled in all the way.

Also, the 1500 clutch springs are necessarily stiff, to handle the low-end torque the engine is capable of producing. The lever is long, and the master cylinder piston is small, both to give you the best amount of mechanical advantage to operate those stiff springs. If the aftermarket lever is not as long, or designed to give you a shorter throw in order to compensate for the reduced travel of an adjustable lever, you're going to find your clutch hand getting very sore in traffic.
Mika
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Thanks for the reply .... makes sense. Mika
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