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Oil drainage and clutch spring replacement? 3 Weeks, 3 Days ago  
I’m going to install a new EBC clutch spring. I recently changed my oil so I plan to drain it into a clean container and re use it. Do I need to drain all four quarts or can I just drain what is in the engine? If I do this, will the oil tank oil seep into the clutch area with the bike leaning on the kick stand?
 
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Re:Oil drainage and clutch spring replacement? 3 Weeks, 3 Days ago  
Shores I drained the engine oil from the front left drain port, put in my EBC spring with no leak down from the tank. when I was done ran it the 20 -30 seconds like a normal oil change then poured the captured oil into the tank. You should be fine on the kickstand but you might have an easier time with the kickstand sitting on a 2x4. That puts my r* almost vertical with the weight still leaning on the stand.
 
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Re:Oil drainage and clutch spring replacement? 3 Weeks, 2 Days ago  
Thanks. That’s good to know.
 
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Re:Oil drainage and clutch spring replacement? 3 Weeks, 2 Days ago  
Shores wrote:
Thanks. That’s good to know.

your wlcm Steve, btw how is the flatness on your EBC. Mine was a little out of flat on the countertop when I bought it, and am wondering if that could be causing some of the slippage I'm still having with my 1700.

Have about 35k on the bike so wondering too if the PO may have road the clutch hard and the discs are just gettin thin. Don't know if that would cause slippage.
 
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Re:Oil drainage and clutch spring replacement? 3 Weeks, 2 Days ago  
ctkog wrote:
Shores wrote:
Thanks. That’s good to know.

your wlcm Steve, btw how is the flatness on your EBC. Mine was a little out of flat on the countertop when I bought it, and am wondering if that could be causing some of the slippage I'm still having with my 1700.

Have about 35k on the bike so wondering too if the PO may have road the clutch hard and the discs are just gettin thin. Don't know if that would cause slippage.


It seemed OK. Maybe a 1/32” off. I have about 40k on the bile/clutch.
 
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Re:Oil drainage and clutch spring replacement? 3 Weeks, 2 Days ago  
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Shores wrote:
Thanks. That’s good to know.

your wlcm Steve, btw how is the flatness on your EBC. Mine was a little out of flat on the countertop when I bought it, and am wondering if that could be causing some of the slippage I'm still having with my 1700.

Have about 35k on the bike so wondering too if the PO may have road the clutch hard and the discs are just gettin thin. Don't know if that would cause slippage.


It seemed OK. Maybe a 1/32” off. I have about 40k on the bile/clutch.


Yeah I don't think that would be a problem. when the spring retainer plate tightens down, the spring flattens out anyway against the plates.
 
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