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XS650: Rene’s Dry Clutch   Leave a comment

 

 

Rene is a keen Grab the Flag racer. SR500. Winter 2009/10 he began working a 76 XS650 over. 750cc, head, cam, exhaust.

 

 

Rene 1 .. Rene's 76 XS ... 145kg dry ... end of 2010, ready for 2011 race season preparation

Rene’s 76 XS … 145kg dry … end of 2010, ready for 2011 race season preparation

 

 

Rene 2 .. Rene's SR500 dry clutch, version II, classic cover

Rene’s SR500 dry clutch, version II, classic cover

 

 

His SR500s responded well, over the past 2 years, to his dry clutch. So, he figured, would the XS. Complemented by a high ratio primary gear couple.

 

 

Rene 3 .. cutting the case

cutting the case

 

 

Rene 4 .. seal holder ... from lathe

seal holder … from lathe

 

 

Rene 5 .. clutch box welded up

clutch box welded up

 

 

Rene 6 .. and welded into case ... adapter and ducati dry clutch fitted

and welded into case … adapter and ducati dry clutch fitted

 

 

Rene 7 .. and ready to go

and ready to go

 

 

Posted January 5, 2012 by xscafe in Frame - Design, Motor - Clutch

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