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Now that I have my new low bars installed, I realize that its forcing my clutch cable into too many bends and its really hard to pull. I bought a new shorter cable from Vech. I haven't attempted to install the new one yet, but looking at it closely, I'm having some concerns; I see a small hole or notch on the case that the cable fits into before it engages at the clutch lever. It seems so close to the frame and the engine case, I cant imagine how I'd get it in to the impossibly small space and then into the hole in the case. Can anyone outline the order of installation and techniques to get it into the hole? Do I install the cable at the handlebar lever first then fish the cable down the frame to the engine case? Or do I work backwards and hook up the cable at the other end?

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Not sure what bike you are

Not sure what bike you are working on but are you sure there isnt a slit at the hole? Never seen a bike that had a solid hole before. But Ive only owned 15 bikes. I would go from the bars down anyway. Just tie it off to start at the clutch lever to start. Then just feed it down the frame......

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Cluch cable

Twocams wrote:

Not sure what bike you are working on but are you sure there isnt a slit at the hole? Never seen a bike that had a solid hole before. But Ive only owned 15 bikes. I would go from the bars down anyway. Just tie it off to start at the clutch lever to start. Then just feed it down the frame......

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Yes start at the handlebars turn the adjusting screw all the way in
Their is a slot in the hole where the cable goes through
Then connect it to the clutch lever on the transmission

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Yes, there is a slit in the

Yes, there is a slit in the hole. My bike is a 1966 R50/2. It just seems so tight with the transmission and the bike frame so close together.
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Brian Hoover
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You may have to work the

You may have to work the cable into the slit from under the frame. It's doable, just might have to work around things.

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I always had better luck

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Danedg, Why would I have to

Danedg,
Why would I have to remove the clutch lever? The one one the handlebars or the one on the transmission?

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The handlebar. You probably

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Remove the lever? I don't

Remove the lever? I don't remember doing that.

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Clutch cable

Danedg wrote:

The handlebar. You probably will end up moving the lever at the tranny forward which will give you enough slack to re insert the handlebar lever.

You must have long arms or a helper

Connect the cable to the handlebar 1st
Adjust the cable screw all the way in
Insert the cable through the transmission
Back off the adjustment screw on the transmission clutch lever
Then push in the clutch lever in and connect the end of the cable to the lever

Tommy

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