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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-19-2013, 09:22 AM Thread Starter
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Hydraulic Clutch?

Hi, im riding for about a year on my dsx 450 08 and my clutch is a bit annoying
so i looked for some new clutch maybe an hydraulic one
but i didnt find any hydraulic clutch for my ride
is there any possibilities for a hydraulic clutch for dsx450 08?
*i am not talking about a auto clutch
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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-19-2013, 09:37 AM
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I havent seen on yet. I run magura's on my 250r's and love them. Wish there was an option for the can am.

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The way the clutch is designed, it makes a hydraulic clutch very difficult to implement. The clutch cover could me machined to accept a hydraulic actuator, similar to many hydraulically actuated motorcycle clutches. My Suzuki GSX1100G uses an actuator that would be easy to adapt to the clutch cover, but would stick out about 1.5"-2", making it a potential hazard to your shins, and the actuator itself.
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I got a Moose Racing easy pull clutch system. Helps some but it doesn't do miracles.

No idea what I'm doing!
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yeah that's nice! but i really like something like the Magura HYMEC OFF-ROAD
Its a shame it doesnt fit for ds450's
thanks anyway
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Hey, I remember seeing a DS with a hydraulic ram in the clutch cover... I think it was in an ad for a pipe or some other bolt-on. It may have been photoshopped, but I don't understand why someone would go through the effort to photoshop a hydraulic clutch onto a picture of a quad... Anyway, just thought I'd share. I'll see if I can find it again. I should just try and adapt the one I have that was on my YFZ...
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ive been developing a hydro clutch for a few years now and found it hard to make it work.



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Yeah, with the design of the Rotax clutch, working on a helix, you'd have to make it flexible or give it a pivot point somehow. It seems like it's more trouble than it's worth. My cable actuated clutch seems to work fine.
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The complete Hinson clutch kit for $2200 redesigns the clutch, arm and comes with a new cable

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Hey chubby. Replacing the cable with a new one does wonders . It makes it much easier to pull. But also make sure your clutch set point is right inside the cover.. The little black cover that unscrews from the cover. If its too tight it will make the clutch hard to pull

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