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Lubricating the clutch lever (and the cable if yours isn't lined) also helps a ton with getting the adjustment right.

The piniongear method, for reference: http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...7&postcount=73
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The plate you refer to, is that the clutch release pressure plate?
i've only heard the spring plate he mentions being an evo clutch issue.his ride.
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Oup my bad, taught it was an evo.
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My clutch lever is not the type that has those type of bushings, the cable itself is well oiled, I have a hydraulic oiler tool for this job.

Another mystery to solve.
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I guess then that it is not the original setup? The parts catalog 99451-85A shows that the bushings should be there right up to 1985
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we'd like to see what this non-conforming lever set-up looks like.
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This is what is on my 81, sorry I can't get the direct link to work.

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