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SO... I got a barnett clutch for my 1971 Honda CB 350 TWO

CB/CL/SL350 TWINS 350CC (1968-73) *Friction Plates (Qty.): * 545-3A (8)
*Steel Plates (Qty.): * HP-2-12 (7)
*Spring Kits: * MT-10-4
*Clutch Kits:

*I have the part # hp-2-12 the steel plates.. and they do not slide on to the basket they are "close" but would take some forcing to make them fit... they line up but not exactly...(obviously since they don't slide on easily..) I'm afraid to force anything and break something... are they supposed to go on with difficulty ??

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J "not that" D
 

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Not at all the basket is just a guide really .everything should be fitting up smoothly.
 

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yeah they are supose to slid on just like the old ones slid off.
Are the Tangs on the clutch and steel plates to wide ?
or is the dia. wrong .
Could be some burs on the clutch basket itself




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Howdy,
Yes the Tangs on the clutch and steel plates to wide.
I checked for nicks but it's clean.. they are just the wrong size teefers... I'm going to run the old plates but not sure wtf to do with these ones...

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J. not that,
Don't worry about reusing the steel plates, unless they are really warped or burned. However, I always make sure I sand mine to braek any glaze on them so they bed in with the new fibers. Last time I did it on my race bike, I just hit both sides with my orbital sande with 100 grit on it. In years past I did by hand and only snaded so my scratches were in one directions. I think I had read that somewhere from some "expert". Using the sander worked great and was much easier.
By the way, I use aftermarket heavy duty springs for a CB550 clutch.
Ken

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Exactly how I refinish my plates.
Most of these bikes don't make enough HP to damage the steel plates unless they where abused in some horrible way.
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joe,

you told me many times you have a barnett! what?

tex
 
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