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Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by buffallodan, Aug 3, 2006.

  1. xymotic

    xymotic Long timer

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    My bike is leakin oil like a freakin geyser in the back of the van. I just need a little sunlight to think about maybe starting to fix the damned thing :)
  2. begeberg

    begeberg That'll leave a mark..

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    And get back at it!!
  3. stujamur

    stujamur keep rollin rollin rollin

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    After much advice hear i bought and installed dirtbagz rangers .
    Awesome
    I am pretty excited about some weekend away now . They easily fit my 2 man tent and the basics needed for a few nights away
  4. xymotic

    xymotic Long timer

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    I've pretty much given up on it. I've come to believe it's actually kind of dangerous, esp on a dual sport.

    When it dies, and it will. you're screwed and have NO thermal protection.
    I do really like it though, but for me, longer term and esp on backroads trips I'm switching to down thermal undies :)
  5. huzar

    huzar Pastor of Muppets

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    So rather suddenly I find myself looking at the prospect of shipping my '08 610 to South America. I would be looking at a two month trip.

    The bike currently has ~6500 miles on her. Tasky's did the 5K mile service, then the bike (but not me :cry) ran the WABDR, then I did the oil/filter. The CCT was at 7 clicks when Tasky's checked it.

    Is there anything I should be preparing for, repair or maintenance-wise? I'm looking at 10k miles tops for the trip. I have at most 3 weeks to get anything else done (I did say this is short notice)

    I'm running a LiON battery, so the battery tray shoud not crack. I have Dirtbagz Rangers, so the rear subframe should be good. The suspension has just been redone. Overall, the bike is ready to ride.

    Also, short of installing a Rekluse clutch, anything that can be done to reduce the huge clutch pull ln that thing?
  6. huzar

    huzar Pastor of Muppets

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  7. xymotic

    xymotic Long timer

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    bastard.

    Have you reenforced the subframe?

    And I'd have a real good look at the footpegs and make sure they are mounted flush.

    Probably a good idea to check the woodruf key.

    the only other way I know of is the hydraulic clutch from Uptite (if George still makes them) but I don't think it actually changes the pull that much.
  8. StolenFant

    StolenFant Been here awhile

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    Someone makes a steel disk that epoxy adheres to the left engine cover, and protects our from farting punctured by the shifter. Soon as I find one I'm ordering. Also going back to garage to finish brake-in on Rekluse.
    Currently C200L4, C150M3, WR250 throw-out spacer, 6TC balls and 21 ss balls. Engagement seems be 2100, so lots of tweaking left. All details will be posted here and in cafehusky.com. Clutch is so light I didn't think it was working API I installed that wr250 spacer. Probably not needed. More later. Oh nothing works until you adjust clutch lever pull at 4500+ rpm.
  9. motopreserve

    motopreserve Been here awhile

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    ????
  10. begeberg

    begeberg That'll leave a mark..

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  11. xymotic

    xymotic Long timer

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    he's talking about setting up a rekluse
  12. motopreserve

    motopreserve Been here awhile

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    Aha. Thanks for the clarification.
  13. StolenFant

    StolenFant Been here awhile

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    It's part of the Rekluse Z-start Pro initial configuration. I'll be posting all the details on Husky Forum, but it's in now, works as advertised, engine braking like stock, one finger clutch if you want to use it. Sits still while idling in first gear, and starts moving soon as you move the throttle. Engages hard enough to loft the front end if you've got the traction, but as hard as dumping the clutch would.
    Not a difficult install, but can be a bit confusing if you've never done before. I had not.

  14. xymotic

    xymotic Long timer

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    Awesome! please post a link here as well:D What was the total cost?
  15. mark1976

    mark1976 Been here awhile

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    The Rekluse site lists an autoclutch for the 510 but not the 610. Did I miss something?
  16. sTE610vE

    sTE610vE Long timer

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    My understanding is that EFM builds the Rekluse autoclutch and they will mod any bikes clutch into and auto if they don't already list it. http://www.efmautoclutch.com/index.shtml
  17. StolenFant

    StolenFant Been here awhile

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    Here's a link to the complete thread on CafeHusky.
    http://www.cafehusky.com/threads/in...se-rms-856-into-2009-te610.29314/#post-263773

    If I'd had any experience with Rekluse Z-start pro before, it would have been a simple, issue free installation.:hmmmmm Still I was able to fumble through it in a day including three tuning tweaks of about an hour each. Result, Extremely light clutch disengagement via the clutch lever. :clap Bike sits still at idle, starts rolling immediatly with appliation of throttle. Snapping the throttle open from standing still is pretty much like you would do manually EXCEPT YOU HAVE ALL FINGERS ON THE HANDLE BAR.:clap In a tight woods or rock section, that alone is worth the ALL IN price of $639 (including shipping). Best part is you don't have to suffer the tuning tweaks if you've got a 2009 TE610. The clutch is a STOCK Rekluse part, RMS-856 It's packaged for the Husky WR250 2stroke, plus TC, TE and TXC 450/510 from 2006 - 2010. Rekluse didn't even know the TE610 existed when they released this clutch, and since their market is more geared to motocross and endurocross, the 610 has remained off their radar screen. Despite what I've read elsewhere, they were VERY helpful during the three calls I placed before buying, and they are quite interested in what I learned during the install.

    Everything about a heavy bike is easier if you have both hands FULLY on the bars. It actually "feels" lighter in the tight stuff.

    Thirty day love it or return it guarantee is hard to argue with... try one.

  18. StolenFant

    StolenFant Been here awhile

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    That is not the impression I got from Gary at EFM when we spoke back in August. He builds custom or near custom (you send your clutch parts and he converts to Auto) clutches. I would have gone with him if I hadn't confirmed the Rekluse Z-start Pro was a drop in fit with manual clutch override, engine braking and the ability to return to stock configuration if I didn't like it.

    That's not to say anything bad about EFM. They've been building automatic clutches much longer than Rekluse has been in business, and will build one for nearly ANYTHING of any horsepower. Those who have them say they are bulletproof, and that is for vehicles making waaay more power than any motorcycle.

    Speed of delivery and reversability were my key decision factors.
  19. StolenFant

    StolenFant Been here awhile

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    Yes, they don't list everything. After multiple conversations, it appears they didn't know the TE610 was so similar to TE510. Unfortunately, we're not really in their target market
  20. Xcuvator

    Xcuvator Justa Venturer

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