KTM rubber clutch dampers

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KTM rubber clutch dampers

Post by J&J » Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:48 pm

Ok so my 250 clutch is getting noisy at about 150 hours...
Seems that I am supposed to inspect them & replace if necessary every 30 hours. Who knew? :angel:


Anyway I'll fix that stinkin KTM clutch...





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Wait, I still need new dampers :think:
Well Skinny-J & Wingfixer have been telling me for years this will make me a better rider. I'll show em... :killingme:
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Re: KTM rubber clutch dampers

Post by Marylander » Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:14 pm

Very nice, with the way my hand is I wouldn't be able to ride off road without an autoclutch. I see this is an EXP 3.0. Did you consider the newer style rekluse? I bought the one for my beta before they came out with the newer one.

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Re: KTM rubber clutch dampers

Post by J&J » Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:42 pm

It is the latest "Core EXP 3.0" which means in Rekluse lingo; Core = basket, & steels. Also has adjustable slave cylinder. Clutch feel at the lever is unchanged from stock. The radius cx is the only one above which adds the friction disk that I can upgrade to if/when mine wear out.

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Re: KTM rubber clutch dampers

Post by Marylander » Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:47 pm

Right, the radius stuff is what's new. I've got the same core exp 3 setup in the beta. I had the exp 2 in the kx250, which was just comprised of the exp disk and some heavy springs (cable clutch). I preferred that to the core setup as it was a lot cheaper and I rarely use the clutch lever. The radius seems to be going back to the simpler setup as an option.

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Re: KTM rubber clutch dampers

Post by Bucho » Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:33 pm

Nice J!
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Re: KTM rubber clutch dampers

Post by J&J » Wed Aug 29, 2018 10:08 pm

Marylander wrote:
Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:47 pm
Right, the radius stuff is what's new. I've got the same core exp 3 setup in the beta. I had the exp 2 in the kx250, which was just comprised of the exp disk and some heavy springs (cable clutch). I preferred that to the core setup as it was a lot cheaper and I rarely use the clutch lever. The radius seems to be going back to the simpler setup as an option.
Yep but once I decide to spend the bucks I tend to want the best :screwy:

With this I'm only a set of friction disk away from the Radius CX.

I chose this over the basic Radius X because of the stock lever feel. My 250 needs some clutch & revs to wheelie over the bigger logs. I'll have to ask Skinny-J about going over 4' logs with a Rekluse. :hi5:

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Re: KTM rubber clutch dampers

Post by Nobody » Wed Aug 29, 2018 10:09 pm

J&J wrote:
Wed Aug 29, 2018 10:08 pm
Marylander wrote:
Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:47 pm
Right, the radius stuff is what's new. I've got the same core exp 3 setup in the beta. I had the exp 2 in the kx250, which was just comprised of the exp disk and some heavy springs (cable clutch). I preferred that to the core setup as it was a lot cheaper and I rarely use the clutch lever. The radius seems to be going back to the simpler setup as an option.
Yep but once I decide to spend the bucks I tend to want the best :screwy:

With this I'm only a set of friction disk away from the Radius CX.

I chose this over the basic Radius X because of the stock lever feel. My 250 needs some clutch & revs to wheelie over the bigger logs. I'll have to ask Skinny-J about going over 4' logs with a Rekluse. :hi5:
It's easy in theory - just open the throttle and close your eyes :killingme:
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Re: KTM rubber clutch dampers

Post by Wingfixer » Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:44 am

That's awesome Jay!! Welcome to the club!!

Now we need to get you out riding with that thing! :deal:
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Re: KTM rubber clutch dampers

Post by Skinny-J » Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:52 pm

That is a piece of art! Can't wait to see it in action!

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