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Hi,
Ive got a 1980 XLH Ironhead with a new clutch but it slips while im rideing.
When Im stoped it wants to take off with the clutch pulled.
I didnt install it so im not sure how it was installed or any info on it.
Any help would be very helpful.

Thanks humanspeeddemon
 

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1) Remove the access cover on the primary.

2) Loosen the adjustment screw lock nut. Turn the adjustment screw inward until it starts to release the clutch ( screw turns harder ). Then turn 2 turns farther in and lock the lock nut.

3) Loosen locknut on cable where it enters the primary. Turn the cable adjuster in until there is slack in the cable ( some play in the hand lever ) . From that point turn it back out to where all of the slack is just eliminated ( no play in the lever ). That's the correct cable adjustment.

4) Through the primary access hole, loosen the locknut and back off the adjustment screw until the clutch is fully engaged ( screw turns easier ). Then turn the screw back inward to the point where adjustment screw free play has been eliminated. From this point, back the screw out 1/4 to 1/2 turn to establish the correct adjustment screw free play, hold the screw in position and lock the locknut.

Check the clutch lever free play. There should be about an 1/8" of free play.

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