Guzzi Surflex clutch?

Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by JonnyCash, Oct 24, 2012.

  1. JonnyCash

    JonnyCash turd polisher

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    I guess I should have asked this before I bid on it, but I'll ask anyhow. Upon finding that the clutches in both of my T3 engines were in need of replacement, I bid on a like new Surflex clutch that was on Ebay. I got it for what seemed like a good price, and it arrived today.The thing looks like it is brand new, but the friction disks are quite different from what I took out. Does anyone here know anyhting about these? I hope it's good, because it's what I've got!
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  2. mtiberio

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    I have used them in the past, they work...
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  3. Nessman

    Nessman Evangelical Atheist

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    If you bought 4mm plates you'll have to get a 4mm spline...but you probably knew that.

    Your T-3 came with 2mm clutch splines, Guzzi upgraded to 4mm for no good reason.
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  4. MZRider

    MZRider Neo-Luddite

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    Sureflex plates can cause the clutch to be a bit "grabby" at first. Most get better with use, some stay that way for some odd reason.
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  5. JonnyCash

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    I didn't know that! When I read this, I let out a big sigh. I just ran out and checked it all out, I got the right one. Whew!
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  6. F_Sahms

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    Was that a joke? The deeper splined input hubs go a lot longer before they notch to the point where it degrades smooth clutch engagement. (In my experience anyway.)
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  7. Rathlindri

    Rathlindri Guinness fan

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    I'll second that! Fitted one on the later ones to my Spada to cure exactly that problem..
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  8. eldomike

    eldomike Who Cares

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    I'm surprised the T3 had the 4mm splines....
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