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I changed my sprockets out a few weeks ago and haven't been able to test ride it due to my father passing away. I was finally able to take it out for a ride today and the clutch started slipping real bad. I knew it couldn't have anything to do with the sprockets so I thought it was odd. I limped her back home and checked the fluid. All is good. So I took the clutch apart and found that the steel plate at the bottom was stuck behind the drum. I put her back together and all is fine again. I'm just curious as to why this happened. Any ideas?
 

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Have you got a slipper clutch fitted ? as by the sound
of it you have a steel drive plate in first and it has dropped off the hub and
jammed the clutch.
You should have a friction plate first so this will not happen, that's if its a
slipper clutch.

brian.
 

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Yes it's a slipper. According to the instructions that I got with the pack from Barnett and the way the old ones came out, two steel drive plates go in first.
 

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The instructions sound like they are for a normal road clutch,
which has two steel drive plates in first to act as a back plate.
The slipper clutch has a flange with a steel drive plate screwed on to it
so you have to put a friction plate in first.
If you don't and fit a steel when the hub moves to make the clutch slip
the steel drive plate will drop down the gap as you say with yours.

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That looks exactly like mine. So they sent me the wrong instructions. It also came with a convex plate. Do I still need to install it or do I use all flat drive plates?

Thanks a lot for the help.
 

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You can run your clutch with or without the convex plate ,i run
mine with all flat steel drive plates.
The convex plate is just to give a smoother take up but it will
flatten out in time, so i just fitted a flat one from the start on mine .
That's just my choice .

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I just put it in the middle. There's definitely a difference in the way it shifts and takes off. Thanks for all the help.
 
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