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1978 Sportster Clutch Question

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Old 04-26-2006, 02:14 PM
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Default 1978 Sportster Clutch Question

What I have is a 1978 Sportster I replaced the Clutch "side gasket".
After getting it back together and adjusting the clutch, I inherited a sporatic "POP" while pulling-in the clutch lever.
It seems to happen just before the clutch lever is completely pulled-in. And it does not do it every time.

Does anyone have a clue?
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Old 04-26-2006, 09:50 PM
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Default RE: 1978 Sportster Clutch Question

It might be the release mechanism. If it persists you might drain the primary/tranny pull the cover and check it out.

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Old 04-27-2006, 01:12 AM
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Default RE: 1978 Sportster Clutch Question

Thanks for your response Skip.

Any other ideas... I know there has to have been a problem like this before for some Ol' Timer.

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