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Old 10th May 2017
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Thanks. I've read that once this morning. Will do so again before starting. I have a laptop, the link goes with me to the garage :-) Service manual is already out there.
I'm not adverse to learning, just made a mistake with it last time. This time, I know it should be a very small adjustment, so I'm not starting from scratch. Just a hair this way or that. Rather than flipping a coin, think I'll do some learning and determine which way to turn that adjustment screw. This is assuming that the clutch was my culprit.
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Yesterday's project ran long, no bike time. Leaving town tomorrow morning. Back at this Sunday or Monday. Update to follow ...
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So, trip across country, family matters, yaddah yaddah.
I adjusted the clutch per the link provided ... all better.
New problem though, I can't get the primary / clutch oil to stop leaking.
I have tried to get that stupid gasket to sit right long enough to put the derby cover back on. Are there any tricks out there for this?
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Lean the bike on the right side against something that will hold it, and put some small spots of wheel bearing grease on the primary cover.
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I put a small amount of gasket glue on mine.
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