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vespa carbon fiber clutch
10-01-2014, 02:11 PM
Post: #1
vespa carbon fiber clutch
put a set of carbon clutch plates in me T5 to try...the verdict? don't bother! basically found them crap, slipped like fook, even with xtra strong springs . I even tried 3 kinds of oil, the recommended sae80 weight m/c gear oil, normal sae30, and fully synth sooper dooper m/c gear oil, all slipped like a guddunUndecided took them out and the tangs on the plates were dog eared after 40 miles . put some cork plates , the dimpled steels, and xtra strong springs back in and it went straight up to 70mph no slipping. the plates feel like melamine worktops surface , they are that hard. at £40 quid a pop, was well disappointed.

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10-01-2014, 10:35 PM
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RE: vespa carbon fiber clutch
Carbon fibre plates are a upgrade for the 7 plate LTH clutch ,also used in a honda cr 250 .Only Heard good things about them,shame they did not work for you
Probably not the right grade ,they do sound to be too hard
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10-01-2014, 11:44 PM
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RE: vespa carbon fiber clutch
you would need xxxxxstrong springs , and a hydraulic clutch to make these work. ive got "Worb 5" springs in (8 springs in a Cosa clutch) the compound is solid, no give at all. the plain plates are dimpled to give grip, but they slipped like fook at anything over 40mph. its made by Newfren, usually good stuff. ive actually put a Newfren cork clutch back in, with the dimpled plates off the carbon fiber kit. set the carbon clutch on the bench for free play, measured the plates etc, checked everthing, still slipped. banged the cork one together and put it in while me soup was warming up, and it worked first time. "these will never burn out" said the advert,....aye I knar they fookin winnat, they are in the bastad bin after 40 mile!

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10-02-2014, 08:54 PM
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RE: vespa carbon fiber clutch
Maybe they are meant for Higher powered engines .............;P
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10-03-2014, 12:09 AM
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RE: vespa carbon fiber clutch
should try them on the road in yours ted, and give us your opinionBig Grin

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10-03-2014, 09:25 PM
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RE: vespa carbon fiber clutch
its coming ..................
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10-03-2014, 11:08 PM
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RE: vespa carbon fiber clutch
so is Christmas... Big Grin

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10-04-2014, 07:18 PM
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RE: vespa carbon fiber clutch
Its at The Engineers At the moment
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10-05-2014, 12:28 PM
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RE: vespa carbon fiber clutch
engineers club bridge street?

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10-06-2014, 09:22 PM
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RE: vespa carbon fiber clutch
on a back of a fag packet
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