Clutch cable rubbing

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by scubahsteve, Mar 5, 2015.

  1. scubahsteve

    scubahsteve New Member

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    Changing bars out and after I got the exhaust off and was removing the stock clutch cable, I noticed where it had rubbed a noticeable spot on the side of the case. Anyone else experience this and how did you prevent it from further happening?
     

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  2. Breeze3at

    Breeze3at Well-Known Member

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    Cut a 2"-4" piece of old fuel line, slit it length wise and slip it over the cable. Secure with tie wraps.
     
  3. TQuentin1

    TQuentin1 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    As Breeze said above, or use the tie wraps to secure the cable to the frame or something to keep it away from the softer aluminium case. This problem does not happen with clutch release cables that have the plastic sheath.

    Cheers,

    TQ
     
  4. Bodeen

    Bodeen Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    The Barnett that I recently put on mine has a corrugated piece on the cable that runs from the brake light switch and past the cam chest. A piece of fuel line is a good idea too.
     
  5. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Guest

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