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Thought I should share although I am not a big fan of this conversion

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I would like to own that conversion, Just about right... For the seller -not to ship to the USA..
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Thought I should share although I am not a big fan of this conversion

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Honda-vtr1...70796291935%26
Interested to know why you don't like the cable clutch conversion, i have had one fitted to my bike for nearly ten years now and it works great
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Interested to know why you don't like the cable clutch conversion, i have had one fitted to my bike for nearly ten years now and it works great
Where do you acquire cables, I've already emailed the seller and will ship to Canada. He can't find the clutch cable. I've made my own cables before...but would rather buy a few for spares.

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Interested to know why you don't like the cable clutch conversion, i have had one fitted to my bike for nearly ten years now and it works great
Hydraulic is self adjusting, never wears out and snaps in the middle of your ride, very easier to change fluids than to replace a cable and a lot more beautiful to the rider's eye to see the clutch master instead of a cable's end with an adjuster........just my $0.02


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Hydraulic is self adjusting, never wears out and snaps in the middle of your ride, very easier to change fluids than to replace a cable and a lot more beautiful to the rider's eye to see the clutch master instead of a cable's end with an adjuster........just my $0.02
Hydraulic is indeed self adjusting, but i can live with 2 seconds of adjustment time every 5000 miles never wears out? hydraulic leaks are not unheard of.
cable change takes half an hour, i guess that is about the same length of time it takes to change your clutch fluid, which needs doing every year.
The cable set up is a vast improvement on feel, it is feather light in operation and it saves about a kilo of weight.
Venhill make cables over here, i still have the spare one i had made when i fitted the cable clutch conversion just my 2 cents
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I've already emailed the seller and will ship to Canada. He can't find the clutch cable. I've made my own cables before....

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FREAKIN' GREAT.. Something else I am gonna have to talk you into saling to me.. Ha Ha
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FREAKIN' GREAT.. Something else I am gonna have to talk you into saling to me.. Ha Ha
Forget it Chaos, I have been on him non stop for his Banzai mid pipes and now about 2 other things as well....
He is the worst kind of Hoarder man, he don't sell until he ready to.

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Well I'm out of the bidding...as it's just more than I want to spend. Considering I haven't even mounted up my billet Brembo clutch master or the STM slave cylinder.



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1/3 of the price of a new one, and there is still bidding to happen.
At least parts like that aren't "Unobtanium"..........Yet...
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