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**rekluse clutch info needed**

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    **rekluse clutch info needed**

    Anyone running these on their thumpers? I'm looking for a review. I currently ride a KTM 450 SX-F. These Bikes are notoriously known for their hot running stock clutches and you don't dare idle the bike in gear for very long without an overheating problem. I'm wondering how the REKLUSE clutch performs on these 450's. I'm hearing they are the new rage for bush riding any info would be appreciated on the subject thanks. Jbb You use one don't you?


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    Re: **rekluse clutch info needed**

    Uhh...it won't make your bike not over heat... That's not the purpose of that system. When you pull the clutch lever on your stock bike it engages the clutch and the plates slip as you obviously know, but in the rekluse it always slips until the hub spins fast enough to throw the 9 steel balls outwards to apply pressure on the plates. And most of the heat is coming from the combustion chamber, relying on small radiators without a fan to keep it cool on idle

    To answer your other question, I've ridden a bike with one and it's really hard to get used to and didn't like it. I like coming into corners, pulling the clutch with a hand full of throttle to get my rev's up and dumping it, while the rekluse you can't, making it harder to ride. I would say save your money and look for bigger radiators, or dont idle your bike while your stopped and talking with your buddies.

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    i think hes talking about the clutch over heating not the bike it self
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    A clutch wont generate heat when it's engaged. since the pressure is relieved from the clutches it won't created enough friction to make heat. If you are burning clutches from being in gear, you need to adjust it.

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    Also try using a different oil. I switched to motul for a bit which made my clutch slip. Went back to yamalube, with no problems again

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    hey Darcy, if you are into hill climbing they are kind of a freaky thing....when you can't make a hill and have to stop the bike goes into "neutral" and won't hold itself....somewhat unnerving, especially if the hill is crazy steep. when I asked about it on TT someone said you need to replace your clutch lever with a left hand rear brake lever.

    better not try stuff like this unless you're sure you can make it?



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    Re: **rekluse clutch info needed**

    Quote Originally Posted by dooryder View Post
    i think hes talking about the clutch over heating not the bike it self
    EXACTLY... I'm not talking about trying to keep my bike from overheating. If you have ever ridden a KTM thumper you would know what I'm talking about. The clutch engaged with it in gear while idling creates a sh!t load of heat. Just wondering if a rekluse would add to this problem. Is all

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    Re: **rekluse clutch info needed**

    Quote Originally Posted by sumx54 View Post
    Anyone running these on their thumpers? I'm looking for a review. I currently ride a KTM 450 SX-F. These Bikes are notoriously known for their hot running stock clutches and you don't dare idle the bike in gear for very long without an overheating problem. I'm wondering how the REKLUSE clutch performs on these 450's. I'm hearing they are the new rage for bush riding any info would be appreciated on the subject thanks. Jbb You use one don't you?


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    im running one on my ktm 380 2 stroke right now. the bike in the tight nasty stuff would over heat pretty easy. since installing the rekluse and going to a slightly higher temp rad cap its not near as bad. 2 buddies have them on there crf450 and they work so much better. the flame out when there hot is eliminated. another thing were running if heavier flywheel weights to. in the tight nasty stuff you can let the rpm drop to almost nothing and it'll keep pulling and wont stall. have you tried an electric fan behind your rads? ive seen someppl doing that to help stop over heating in the tight stuff to.
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    Re: **rekluse clutch info needed**

    Quote Originally Posted by suzuki_ryder View Post
    Uhh...it won't make your bike not over heat... That's not the purpose of that system. When you pull the clutch lever on your stock bike it engages the clutch and the plates slip as you obviously know, but in the rekluse it always slips until the hub spins fast enough to throw the 9 steel balls outwards to apply pressure on the plates. And most of the heat is coming from the combustion chamber, relying on small radiators without a fan to keep it cool on idle

    To answer your other question, I've ridden a bike with one and it's really hard to get used to and didn't like it. I like coming into corners, pulling the clutch with a hand full of throttle to get my rev's up and dumping it, while the rekluse you can't, making it harder to ride. I would say save your money and look for bigger radiators, or dont idle your bike while your stopped and talking with your buddies.
    your wrong about the not being able to use your clutch. they still work. theres different models of rekluse. theyve changed a lot over the last few yrs. the problemive seen with rekluses are home installers. they dont set them up right.
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    Re: **rekluse clutch info needed**

    [QUOTE=teeroy;1190156]hey Darcy, if you are into hill climbing they are kind of a freaky thing....when you can't make a hill and have to stop the bike goes into "neutral" and won't hold itself....somewhat unnerving, especially if the hill is crazy steep. when I asked about it on TT someone said you need to replace your clutch lever with a left hand rear brake lever.

    better not try stuff like this unless you're sure you can make it?


    your right on it being like its in neutal. one of the few cons about them. but after a yr of using a rekluse. id never own abike with out one again. the pro's out way any cons.
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