Rekluse Auto Clutch for F800GS

Discussion in 'Parallel Universe' started by toro618, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. ebrabaek

    ebrabaek Long timer

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    I will answer this as a general EXP question, and not specific to the 8GS. Yes it will last longer. When you are in tricky sections with stock clutch, you tend to slip it a lot. This is specially bad on the 8GS, as it is geared very high. The EXP will engage much more precise, than the average rider can, thus keeping the clutch slippage to a minimum. That said, if you slip this say in a high gear below the engagement rpm, and slip it there for a while, you will burn it out just as fast. Stay tuned....
  2. Snowy

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    Yup.

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    I have 9 days to get to the top of the Cape and back. I built a bike specially for it. It's a DR650 with an RMZ conventional dual chamber front end with DRZ wheel, oversize disc, and a Racetech rear. All my famous carby mods, WR450 muffler, and low kms. It's like a brand new one....well...it is now.

    I was going to take the BuMW, but it'b be a handful in some of the stuff we're going through. I'll be chasing a DRZ400 and an XR650R.

    3 of us going. Travel light - freeze at night.

    If I had a Rekluse clutch in the BuMW I'd take it for sure (see what I did with the tie in there...?).
  3. Hamish71

    Hamish71 Been here awhile

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    I wasnt smart enough to get a gold card before I left :( Which way you going.....tele track? Be really interested in a "doability" on the F800 when you get back. I have pencilled in May next year....3 weeks...bike or Disco, yet to be confirmed......you doing a trip thread in the Australian section?

    and 30 days til the clutch....excellent. Might have it installed by the time the tracks open in the high country again.
  4. Snowy

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    30 days!?!?

    The old track. F800 doability was high on my list. If it can be done, I'm taking the wife up with me.

    Gold card this year from the look of it.
  5. Freewolf

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    Hi to everybody!
    any news?

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  6. ebrabaek

    ebrabaek Long timer

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    I can say that Rekluse is still working on the release. I can say with certainty that it is not in 30 days, but a bit more. I am currently in Denmark until June 21'st. I am hoping to have the new style EXP to beta test after that. Should be a fast turn in, but please understand that the EXP is trued and tried, but with each new app, they have to ensure lot's of miles of trouble free running, and as such it necessitates to do just that. :clap:clap
  7. Freewolf

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    ok! many thanks ebrabaek
    :clap
  8. ebrabaek

    ebrabaek Long timer

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    Yeppers...... I will all make sense when they release it. I promise.....:D:clap:freaky
  9. SOP Dirt-Rider

    SOP Dirt-Rider Been here awhile

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    OK, it's the 22nd:wink: An entire day to evaluate and we 'spect the results pronto:ear:D
  10. ebrabaek

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    Ha ha.... Thanks..... I am still waiting on the new EXP to test. It is however great to be back stateside, but 104 deg F. ( 40C) ouch......:D
  11. shulty

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    Hello,

    My clutch is worn, and would like the Rekluse. I hope I can order in Belgium soon.

    As I understand it, I still use the original clutch plates if I install the Rekluse?

    Many thanks! :clap
  12. wizze

    wizze Wizze = Wise

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    You would still need a new clutch. The EXP only replaces the last few drive and friction plates. Its usually the last 3 sets but is it different for the 800?
  13. ebrabaek

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    You have it right....it replaces 3 fibrous discs , and 2 metal discs on the 8gs....
  14. shulty

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    Ok thanks, now i can order them.... :nod
  15. Snowy

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  16. shulty

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  17. wizze

    wizze Wizze = Wise

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    That looks like a slipper clutch. Not the same as a Rekluse. Now the question would be why does the 800 need a slipper clutch?
  18. shulty

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    I'm new with all the Rekluse / Suter clutches things, and really do not know the difference.
    I thought this was the same. Is the Rekluse not a slipper clutch?
    Or maybe a different kind of slipper clutch?
    Rekluse more for offroad use?

    I'm in the dark here.... :hmmmmm
  19. wizze

    wizze Wizze = Wise

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    This should help on the slipper clutch They are made for sport bikes. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slipper_clutch

    The Rekluse is an "anti stall device" meaning it's awesome off road when tuned properly. It works like a centrifugal clutch on an automatic clutch atv or go kart. BUT you can still use it as a regular clutch. It's great for gnarly low speed stuff.
  20. shulty

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    Ok, thanks. It is a lot clearer now....