The washer will carry the load and the wear. Buying a bike starts at Bikez Get a list of before you buy this Kawasaki. Someday I suspect that groove would get deep enough to cut the ends of the teeth off or allow them to bend and that would be the end of the spring and riding for the day. This is really a simple project requiring only basic hand tools though, as you'll see a compressor and air wrench can be pretty handy. You will also see I used a MeanStreak spring slightly thicker than the stock Nomad spring and a set of Judge's washers explanation later which should not only keep this spring going strong for a long long time but also gives a more positive clutch action.
Engine and transmission : 1470. This procedure I just finished my Nomad so it's all fresh in the noggin will get you through the task in two to three hours. Before you start removing these make a template using your replacement gasket so you can keep track of where each bolt goes. Some of us just don't know how that could be with clutch springs that last 50,000 miles mine and more. If not, the rear wheel can lock and skid, causing loss of control!! Well then, it may be time for a new spring so lets get started.
If that sounds like you take a look at this. You won't lose a drop, trust me. If you're doing this on the sidestand you won't lose any oil An impact wrench is strongly recommended to remove the 27 mm clutch spring nut. One thing I have noticed is a much earlier engagement of my clutch it'll take a little practice. Doing the project with the bike on the sidestand means you don't have to drain the oil. What You'll Need 1- Clutch Spring for MeanStreak Kawasaki part number 92145-1449 or stock part number for your bike--your choice 1- Exhaust header gasket stock Kawasaki or Harley Davidson part 17048-98 about six bucks for 2 gaskets Optional 1- set Judges Washers available from. If your clutch spring has failed at fairly low under 50,000 mileage Judge suggests 1600 owners toss this part and replace it with his washer set.
Toss the book and follow along. One thing I have noticed is a much earlier engagement of my clutch it'll take a little practice. Users get very positive clutch action but you have to use the clutch properly. The following is a step by step instruction showing how Judge's parts enter into the mix of washers, springs and other parts. Single-action, twin-piston calipers Front brakes diameter: 279 mm 11.
If you need your orders quicker, please give us a call at 855-541-1616 and we will give you our expidited shipping options. In the instructions Judge notes some possible increase in clutch lever resistance. If you're doing this on the sidestand you won't lose any oil An impact wrench is strongly recommended to remove the 27 mm clutch spring nut. You should also know I varied a 'bunch' from the way the 'book' would have you do this. Remove the clutch push rod and set aside preferably showing the order you've taken everything apart and now you're looking at.
If you have stock exhaust, note the pipe heat shield is held in place by three hose clamps with 10 mm bolts. Now you can remove the cover and set aside. It will help if you reach down inside the lower frame tube and unclip the brake hose. This assembly will increase rear wheel traction! You can see it in the diagram at right, part number 13280A. If you only have a breaker bar.
The slip prevents the rear tire from locking up on a downshift possibly causing a mishap. For orders with all parts in-stock, you may see your package arrive within 1-5 business days for addresses within the contiguous United States. If you don't have one maybe a neighbor will let you borrow their compressor and gun. If not, the rear wheel can lock and skid, causing loss of control!! Before you start removing these make a template using your replacement gasket so you can keep track of where each bolt goes. If that sounds like you take a look at this.
The Project If you do this 'by the book' you'll be removing the speedometer assembly, the gas tank and a whole bunch of unnecessary stuff. A couple of hits with the impact wrench and a 27 mm socket and the nut zips right off. Just loosen those bolts and slide the clamps 'up' toward the front of the bike. Set the ring aside where it won't get kicked across the garage. Our efficient ads are free. Save yourself a lot of possible trouble and cover the hole with something.