Clutch and Horsepower

Discussion in 'Transmission' started by GrahamNWT, May 6, 2011.

  1. GrahamNWT

    GrahamNWT New Member

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    Hi all. I have a 85FXWG with 96 cubic inches,S/E heads,S&S carb, etc. I was wondering how much horsepower a stock clutch can take without slipping.
     
  2. Breeze3at

    Breeze3at Well-Known Member

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    The stock clutch in my '92 Dyna has been holding 85 hp with no slipping. It has seen more than a few hard launches and full throttle shifts. It's somewhere in the 65,000 mile range.
     
  3. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    The stock clutch is over engineered by a bit but it's not a lot. That's why they offer the SE spring setup if you are doing any mods that give you a modest increase.
     
  4. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    Even the older Shovel clutches were tough enough to handle 96 inch strokers for daily riders, now if you want to race that is a new question you will find many answers to
     
  5. GrahamNWT

    GrahamNWT New Member

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    Thanks for the info, just what I was looking for.