Clutch Tension is giving me carpal tunnel

Discussion in 'Transmission' started by VanOwen, Oct 15, 2008.

  1. VanOwen

    VanOwen New Member

    My 86 sportster clutch lever requires alot of force to disengage the clutch, now it may be related to another issue I have. With the motor not running and the clutch squeezed to the bar and in gear, it doesn't appear to be fully disengaged when the bike moves forward or backward (it acts as if its in gear). If anyone could point me in the right direction, I would be most appreciative.:dknow
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

    There will be some drag when the bike is in gear and you try to push it when the engine is off. You may want to try a clutch adjustment.

    Take a look here and cruise through the self help forum for lots of answers to your questions.

    E Z Pull Clutch (big twins) - Harley Davidson Community
  3. Fourdogs

    Fourdogs Junior Member

    I had the easy pull installed coz in traffic are a steep grade where I would have to stop it would kill my hands....but the e-z pull has made a world of difference....I think if I were a little smarted at the time I could have installed it myself fairly easy...If It were now I would do it myself for sure....anyway go that route you won't be disappointed...and if I know glider he has a step by step easy to install instruction
  4. Joyflyin

    Joyflyin Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator

    The ez clutch is not too hard to install. I did mine this summer, and guess what? The bike is still working! Woo hoo! :D Thanks Glider :s Really, it isn't too hard and it helps a bunch.