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What is the best clutch for my BD?

Discussion in 'Performance' started by Cesad, Jul 7, 2018.

  1. Cesad

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    Hello .

    I need to change my clutch and I ,m thinking what will be the best options for my k9. I have read in the foro a lot of information without no clonclussion.

    My options :

    - Autocluth. High price and complicate for installation outside of eeuu
    - Baker
    - bandit kit - i think the most reasonanle solution , price arround 599$


    Thanks for yours comments.
     
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    I'm pleased with the Bandit clutch We installed last year.
     
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    Auto clutch is a pita to install and setup properly, also imo kinda lame it takes part of the fun out of riding, never heard any complaints from the stock clutch, call baker directly and get one
     
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    I really like the BDM lock up
     
  6. francoblay1

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    Hey Johnathan, can you expand on that BDM lock-Up, please? never heard of it.
     
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    It’s a dry clutch used with an open primary. It’s either engaged or disengaged. No slipping it. Also it has ball bearings that press on the clutch plates so the harder you ask the clutch plates to grab while accelerating the harder they bite through centrifugal force. Clutch springs can only handle so much hP before they allow slippage. With the lock up centrifugal, that issue disappear’s.


     
  8. pauly

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    It is a BDL clutch Franco and fits pre 2005 models if I'm not mistaken.

    Paul.
     
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    Alright... so no good for 06 and up models, the BDL that is. I've seen Bandit also provides something similar, and they do fit 06 and up models.

    :cheers:
     
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    What is the cost of stock replacement from Baker?
     
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    That is incorrect, BDL makes a lock up for a right and left side baker 6 speed so all bigdogs are compatible. But Franco would have to go to an open primary
     
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    :agree: Definitely a very noticeable difference in the clutch on the baker open I just installed better bite and much smoother up and down shift it literally just clicks into all gears now no notchy feeling
     
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    Talking Clutches.... what about these ones advertised here in the Forum? I've not read much about them, anyone?

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    EnergyOne? Franco that's the OEM manufacture of our friction and steels. Haha. They are good people!

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    I have a brand new clutch I bought. when my mechanic installed it said it didn't fit that it wasn't the right size he said it was a little bigger than the stock one I had and being that my clutch wasn't bad it was just the hub nut that was loose I kept the original. Not sur e if he was wrong. does anyone know if there was 2 different sizes not sure whats the deal it brand new well it got installed but never used if it works for you you can have it for 150.
     
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    Not sure what bike you have or what clutch your ordered ? But all of the clutches should be standard size !
    Post up some details your bike
    Clutch you ordered ?
     
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    I have a 2008 Mastiff and it was the baker clutch that is supposed to go on BDM
     

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