KICK START JAMMING

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RalphM
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Re: KICK START JAMMING

Postby RalphM » Tue Jul 28, 2020 8:56 am

Mine jammed near every time, but the clutch was also heavy, I adjusted the clutch
springs out a little with still no slipping but it was still heavy even with a new
cable, in the end re routing the cable gave a good light clutch and since then
just pulling the clutch as freed the kickstart jam, win win.
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Re: KICK START JAMMING

Postby jj.palmer » Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:11 pm

To enable winding the kick start spring I made a tool for this, see pics., you wind the spring it up to its correct tension and then insert the m4 screw, very easy.

There is only one penny washer, my sketch is incorrect, the arrow points to the spring retainer and not the penny washer, sorry for that :oops: .

The mod does not stop jamming but it gives you the ability to see inside the box whilst you are operating the kick start mechanism to assess what is causing the jamming.

Hope this helps, sorry for the pics. being on their side.

John P.
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Re: KICK START JAMMING

Postby JohnnyBeckett » Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:16 pm

HI John i see now the bolt does not nip the spring and spring just hooks on to the bolt and washer and the tool wind it i have got a spare box i am going to have a go of doing it to because i am not going to strip again the box in the bike i have had it apart 5 times so i am fed up with it i am just going to have to put up with it, i can not do no more after putting all new parts in the box trying to stop it jamming :( :? :? thank you for your post

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Re: KICK START JAMMING UPDATE

Postby JohnnyBeckett » Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:34 pm

HI all THE KICKSTART has now DECIDED to stick down at at the bottom as well and not come back on its own :? have you got any ideas what i can do to stop this happening as well :?: thank you and keep safe


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