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I would like some opinions.
My 06 1200R 35k miles started showing a problem. intermittently the starter does not engage. I replaced the original batter, cleaned all the connections but it still is doing it.

1) Can I do something else before i rip it open.
2) Continuing to ride it make it worse ?
3) The moter seems fine, should I just replace the clutch and Solenoid ?

Anything else. ???
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Parts on order Starter Overrun Clutch and gaskets.
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At 35K, that's what you need bro. About how many times do you estimate you crank it for every 100 miles on the odometer?
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Thanks xlron 2x/100 mi I comute 55 miles each way to work. Getting the Terry clutch.
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Mine was doing the same thing and it was indeed the starter clutch. I went ahead and replaced the whole starter as the stock ones are made with needle bearings and the one I replaced with contains ball bearings. Supposed to have a much longer life, but we will see. Hope you get it fixed and running soon.
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Hi, which starter did you choose, it seems like i have a simlilar problem, whats the best aftermarket one out there?
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Many good reports about the All Balls 1.4Kw starter but I have just ordered an Ultra Chrome 1.4Kw from Eastern Performance Cycles. I would have gone for the All Balls version but everyone (including All Balls) are showing no stock so I guessed it may be some time before it shipped. I'll post once I have received and fitted the new starter.
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The terry clutch is in and working great... No more Clunk on Hot starts
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I only replaced the clutch $100 and then $ 25 for the gaskets and $9 for the fluid.
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