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Author Topic: Cannot adjust clutch on AVL  (Read 2870 times)

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Re: Cannot adjust clutch on AVL
« Reply #75 on: August 17, 2014, 03:49:10 PM »
I gathered that much Scottie but I appreciate the note.  I did just that.  Steel plates like... )||( ...instead of... )|||(

After two attempts to adjust everything it already feels significantly better.  Those old plates must have really been warped.  How does that happen?  I'm assuming I previously did not have it adjusted correctly.

I just went up and down my street yesterday and things felt good.  I'm sure I'll need to fine tune things.  I'll do a proper test ride today around the neighborhood but I'm not registered in Cali yet.

Thanks for the help.  Pretty interesting about using less plates. 
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Re: Cannot adjust clutch on AVL
« Reply #76 on: August 17, 2014, 04:37:17 PM »
Where did you find the Barnett plates?  My Sureflex plates are giving me trouble.  Might just have to say screw it and get a Newby clutch.
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Re: Cannot adjust clutch on AVL
« Reply #77 on: August 17, 2014, 09:25:43 PM »
Where did you find the Barnett plates?  My Sureflex plates are giving me trouble.  Might just have to say screw it and get a Newby clutch.
Barnett number 301-28-50001.
For Greeves-Villiers.
Old # 525-A

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Re: Cannot adjust clutch on AVL
« Reply #78 on: August 17, 2014, 10:28:00 PM »
Barnett number 301-28-50001.
For Greeves-Villiers.
Old # 525-A

Thanks Ace.  How much better are the Barnett plates over the Sureflex plates? 
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Re: Cannot adjust clutch on AVL
« Reply #79 on: August 17, 2014, 11:35:58 PM »
I ordered them from NField Gear.  $18 a pop.  I saw in past threads here people finding them for less... I just searched "Barnett." 
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Re: Cannot adjust clutch on AVL
« Reply #80 on: August 18, 2014, 12:48:32 AM »
Thanks Ace.  How much better are the Barnett plates over the Sureflex plates?
I have never used the Surflex plates.
The Barnett plates hold very well, and last a long time. They have a lot more surface area for holding than the stock plates, and they are thick, so they last.

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Re: Cannot adjust clutch on AVL
« Reply #81 on: August 18, 2014, 12:52:20 AM »
I have never used the Surflex plates.
The Barnett plates hold very well, and last a long time. They have a lot more surface area for holding than the stock plates, and they are thick, so they last.

I just may order some then.  I'm not impressed with the Sureflex plates.  Thanks guys.
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Re: Cannot adjust clutch on AVL
« Reply #82 on: September 01, 2014, 12:57:08 PM »
So I'm looking at the Barnett plates right now and see they only offer 1 style plate for the RE.  Are the AVL plates the same as the 4 speed IB plates?
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Re: Cannot adjust clutch on AVL
« Reply #83 on: September 01, 2014, 01:14:37 PM »
You need to get tha Barnett part number I specifed.
It is not listed as Royal Enfield.
It is listed as Greaves-Villiers because they also used the Albion gearbox.
AVL plates are for the 5-speed , but they should also work. They are probably thinner because of the 5 plate stack in the 5 speed.

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Re: Cannot adjust clutch on AVL
« Reply #84 on: September 01, 2014, 01:16:44 PM »
Yeah that's the part number I'm looking at.

http://www.barnettclutches.com/royal-enfield.html
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Re: Cannot adjust clutch on AVL
« Reply #85 on: September 01, 2014, 01:39:03 PM »
Yeah that's the part number I'm looking at.

http://www.barnettclutches.com/royal-enfield.html
That's it.
They apparently updated the listing to Royal Enfield.
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Re: Cannot adjust clutch on AVL
« Reply #86 on: September 01, 2014, 01:44:11 PM »
That's it.
They apparently updated the listing to Royal Enfield.
Get them.

Cool, Thanks Ace!     :)
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