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Author Topic: Slipping Clutch  (Read 163 times)

Offline Indijoe

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Slipping Clutch
« on: November 14, 2017, 08:09:53 AM »
45K on 2014 Classic.  Clutch has began to slip, especially noticeable in 6th gear.  Any suggestions?  Replace components with Barnett's or go with OEM?



Offline Cowboy

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Re: Slipping Clutch
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2017, 11:15:57 AM »
Have you tried adding more free-play to the clutch release?  Maybe time and wear has used-up the amount initially set and it now needs to be adjusted back in?
Richard
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Re: Slipping Clutch
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2017, 01:09:30 PM »
Go with the Barnett Clutch Kit for Indian, a lot heavier duty and you will notice the difference right away.

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Offline Old Salty

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Re: Slipping Clutch
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2017, 01:40:37 PM »
45K on 2014 Classic.  Clutch has began to slip, especially noticeable in 6th gear.  Any suggestions?  Replace components with Barnett's or go with OEM?

I had the same thing happen on my 2014 Chieftain and I replaced it with a new Barnett clutch. Cost was $215 vs $470 for OEM clutch kit, so it was pretty much a no brainer as to which kit to buy. I went with Barnett's extra clutch plate kit and I have been happy with it so far:

http://www.barnettclutches.com/2083/indian/0/0/2017-indian-chief-(all).html
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Offline Indijoe

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Re: Slipping Clutch
« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2017, 04:53:20 PM »
Thanks for the input.  I have decided to go with the Barnett hvy. duty kit and cable.  Looking forward to it...
« Last Edit: November 14, 2017, 05:59:37 PM by Indijoe »