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post #8 of (permalink) Old 04-21-2009, 10:59 PM
lucas_sparks
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Thanks for this thread all contributors. Very useful and instructive.

I've just fired up my 1973 Tiger for the first time in a year, and it seems the clutch plates are stuck solid.

I tried the first gear / front wheel against a brick wall method - but even dropping my weight (180lbs) on the kick wouldn't shift it. (But did a nice job of squishing the front tyre against the bricks).

Any more ideas on how to free up a stuck clutch?

(btw I've had the bike over ten years in which time it's been through a major rebuild. Approx 17,000 miles on the clock since then, but the clutch was replaced more recently.)

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