Rekluse EXP

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by CrazyLegs, Dec 11, 2011.

  1. Dan950ser

    Dan950ser Two Wheeled Addict

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    Only got about 100 miles on mine so far and love it. Really easy to install. Definetly stealing the double sided Velcro trick.
  2. Nailhead

    Nailhead Free at last!

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    Me too.
  3. spencergt66

    spencergt66 Been here awhile

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    I have been kicking the idea of getting one for a long time... Yesterday I called Chip at Munn at and ordered a EXP setup . I hate traffic and Ii am Not that tall so for that reason I'll give it a try and I figured after this long they would have all he buggs worked out.....
  4. Nailhead

    Nailhead Free at last!

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    This thing would be indispensable for city traffic.
  5. xcflyn

    xcflyn Long timer

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    Hate to ask, but is the consensus to go with synthetic ATF to replace the mineral oil ? I am thinking it is a better choice then fork oil but it seems people use both. Not asking brands (dont want to go there) just if the ATF is the most popular choice with the least problems ?
  6. spencergt66

    spencergt66 Been here awhile

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    Pretty sure either one works just as well...1 thing about ATF is you can get it anywhere if your in need of fork oil on a Sunday you might be screwed
  7. Nailhead

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    That says it as well as can be said, I think. The ATF gives slightly more lever effort than the factory fluid, I've found.
  8. cjracer

    cjracer AWD please!!

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    ATF is what I put in our bikes here. so far so good.
  9. Alleycatdad

    Alleycatdad Unbunch yer panties!

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    I went with synth ATF based on CJs rec and find it to give a lighter and more consistent action. Stock fluid was UGLY tho...

    S
  10. Pete640

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    ATF in mine and it's workin a treat. Better feel than my previous evo with 2.5 magura blood
  11. CharlieFox

    CharlieFox Been here awhile

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    What is the benefit of ATF over mineral oil?
  12. sledstorm1

    sledstorm1 CT RAMBLER'S MC CLUB

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    Oh thats what thats for!
  13. Nailhead

    Nailhead Free at last!

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    ATF is MUCH easier to find.
  14. spencergt66

    spencergt66 Been here awhile

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    Just finished putting my exp in the Super enduro. When I got the cluch out It seamed pretty dry like almost 0 oil was getting to it so I figgured while I was there I would check the oil jet. To my suprise it was not pluged but man what a tine ass hole:eek1:eek1 I went ahead and did the mod drilling out the Jet to 0.5mm and this also presented an issue finding a 0.5mm drill bit but after some digging I was able to source one got the jet drilled everything back together and adjusted. Pretty sure i got the brake in all done might need a bit more still has a little jerky take off but seams to be working pretty good. I also switched to ATF when I put the slave cyl on an actually it was quite noticeable difference in lever feed back, i should have done that years ago. I also noticed alot less clutch rattle noise when the bike is idling this may also be due to the EXP but I would like to think the clutch is getting more oil now,anyway so far so good Ill take it to work tomorrow and see how she does:evil
  15. Alleycatdad

    Alleycatdad Unbunch yer panties!

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    I get quite a bit of grabbiness/chatter/general clutch ugliness with the EXP on initial take off if I don't warm the bike up fully first. Once it's warm, it's perfect, so I either ignore it or start the bike a coupla minutes earlier.

    Rekluse notes that there's a lot of change in teh freeplay on this bike from cold to warm, so I don't think it's an issue.

    It's mildly annoying but not bad enough to give their excellent customer service a call over.

    Steve
  16. CharlieFox

    CharlieFox Been here awhile

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    I was finally able to install the EXP last night. I set the gain and did the "break in" per the instructions.

    Shifting from 1st to 2nd is no different than with the normal clutch. However, shifiting into gears 3+ requires noticably more effort than it did with the traditional clutch. The gears change, and there is no grinding; just higher effort.

    Is this part of the normal break in process? Do the syptoms indicate that I missed something?

    Thanks for the input.
  17. spencergt66

    spencergt66 Been here awhile

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    You are still suppose to use the clutch lever when shifting at least I do other wise everything is in some what of a torque bind
  18. CharlieFox

    CharlieFox Been here awhile

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    Apologies. I did not describe the situation clearly.

    Yes, I was still using the clutch lever for the shifts, but the effort required to shift is greater.
  19. spencergt66

    spencergt66 Been here awhile

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    All your adjustments correct? I have 0 difference in lever feel
  20. CharlieFox

    CharlieFox Been here awhile

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    Clearly I have an issue. I will bleed the system and re-do the adjustments.

    Thanks for your input :clap