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post #16 of 17 Old 05-08-2016, 06:16 PM
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Is the STM slipper adjustable in any way? My bike came with one and it feels like it's taking forever to grab after a downshift. It's really smooth, but it's almost too smooth. After a downshift I can just drop the clutch and it feels like nothing happens, like I'm barely getting any engine braking at all, and it takes about 2-3 seconds for it to fully engage again. Not good for corners when you have to downshift and flick it over quick and get back on the gas right away.
My wifes STM in her Daytona was like that when we first installed it.
Just add a little maintance throttle. not a ton but crack the throttle it will re engage.
she did recently tell me that now it's broke in it is not a slippery
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post #17 of 17 Old 05-08-2016, 07:55 PM
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Be advised, mileage isn't all that important.
You can smoke a clutch in only 100 miles, if you abuse it, or have the clutch lever mis-adjusted..... or the user rides the clutch a lot.....etc..

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That might be the case. Ever since I got the bike the clutch lever was adjusted too tightly, and unfortunately it took me longer than it should've to realize the problem, but who knows how many miles the bike did with the lever set up like that.

How do I know if the plates are too worn out? What's the recommended stack height for the plates?

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