After 4,000 miles...

Discussion in 'Frame Mounted Engines' started by alex, Nov 30, 2008.

  1. alex

    alex Guest

    My clutch is starting to go on my king's 80cc. When I accelerate it slips pretty badly, and it whines when I get up to speed. I've tried adjusting the cable and tightening the nut under the clutch cover.
    What do I have to do/buy to get it working again?
     

  2. srdavo

    srdavo Active Member

    you can buy the 15 little square replacement pads. check with some of the vendors & sellers.

    when one of my clutches started slipping....the pads were NOT worn at all....they were covered in oil. the crankshaft seal was/still is leaking.
    I pull the pressure plate off, as needed, & clean the clutch & plate....about once a week.
     
  3. arceeguy

    arceeguy Active Member

    Wow, 4000 miles on a HT engine? That's a lot of hours of run time!

    Are you doing anything special like using synthetic oil?
     
  4. alex

    alex Guest

    I'm using castrol 2t oil mixed at 32:1.
    I was very strict with myself when breaking it in. (no more than 15mph for no more than a 15mins of run time for 50 miles)
     
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