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I just saw this...Wouldn't turning it cw loosen it? That's what mine seemed to do. I went just a little snugger than "Till you feel a little resistance, then backed of the 1/4 turn cw..Seemed to be fine then.
No, CCW is the correct direction to turn the screw till slight resistance is felt, then CW 1/4 turn plus however much more CW to get the locking device in place.

I just did this tonight for the first time and it was a piece of cake.
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Excellent & all bases covered,I have some slippage at high end otherwise clutch seems fine,it was mentioned it could be a stretched spring on the locking nut.???? you say at the end of your piece you have what sounds like same trouble & mention a barnett extra plate kit , can someone tell me more. If I can avoid a new clutch all the better , Thanks to all ,jimbox
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what a great write up with pics. thanks. My clutch will not fully disengage. Do you think it could be adjustment. Unfortunately the harley dealer torqued my bolts on so tight I can't get the cover off yet. Working on an electric impact to fix that. I did try just a complete back out of the cable and that did not disengage the clutch... we'll see.
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pcontiman,cant say why the clutch not disengaging///did happen with some warning or all at once ?? It dose not sound like a quick fix mate...Do you have a neutral??? I remember way back in the early 80s I rode a K2 honda same trouble I feel it was a easy fix , took the cover off and I think it was a broken spring right there.H ope you find your;s as easy.Good luck.
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pconman, go back to pge 6 this thread anfd read what Gone has to say. Might save you a headspin good luck
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what about a 1972 xlch 1200 kick only how do I just that.please help this beautiful bitch out.��
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Buy the way thanks for the happy birthday wish. Im still not riding yet but i will soon i need some advice on bike in frist it accelerate s fine but shit in to 2nd and it. Reeves the engine but don't go very fast and in 3its not so bad but dose the same thing 4 it starts to accelerate. Better but still not right what to do please get back with me asap some one i just past my anniversary date for nov22 1993 was date i bought her and i really want to ride..��
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