How do I adjust the Clutch Cable? - Yamaha Raptor Forum

» Recent Threads
What are the three...
Yesterday 10:05 AM
Last post by raptor660r101
Today 12:55 PM
9 Replies, 92 Views
Need Help - Totally...
09-05-2014 05:58 PM
Last post by badlukrappy
Today 10:54 AM
45 Replies, 704 Views
Need new axle??
08-07-2014 04:54 PM
by Cueto
Last post by Cueto
Today 10:20 AM
37 Replies, 685 Views
Hand guards, e- brake??
Yesterday 09:16 PM
by rwjjr
Last post by morphrider
Today 09:07 AM
2 Replies, 30 Views
Raptor of the Month...
Today 06:00 AM
Last post by morphrider
Today 09:06 AM
3 Replies, 65 Views
LSR axle / stock locknut
09-18-2014 10:20 PM
Last post by Pacific Barbarian
Today 08:58 AM
13 Replies, 115 Views
Methanol Conversion 39mm...
09-03-2014 04:15 PM
Last post by alky660raptor
Today 08:34 AM
27 Replies, 362 Views
Raptor of the Month...
09-15-2014 04:47 AM
Last post by DustyRappy
Today 06:02 AM
20 Replies, 523 Views
top speed
07-25-2014 10:16 PM
by tmurph
Last post by willykiller
Today 01:23 AM
13 Replies, 440 Views
Streamline stick...
Yesterday 10:41 PM
Last post by Midwayusa
Yesterday 10:41 PM
0 Replies, 28 Views
» Sponsors
Go Back   Yamaha Raptor Forum > Raptor 660 Categories > Raptor 660 Maintenance

Reply
 
LinkBack LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-11-2010, 10:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
mollmanhj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: 29 palms Ca
Posts: 16
Default How do I adjust the Clutch Cable?

I have a problem with my clutch. When I first startup my Raptor and put it in to 1st gear it jumps forward. It happens with the cluch still in. How do I adjust the clutch cable?
__________________
2005 Yamaha Raptor 660R
-Renthal bars
-K&N Filter
-Jetted by Alba Motorsports
-Alba full pipe with muffler
-Alba nerf bars
-ASV clutch lever
-Aftermarket fuel cap with stubby vented hose
-Wide rear aluminum grab bar with quick disconnect whip mount
-Custom front bumper
-Custom aluminum rear skid plate
-ITP front and rear holeshots tires on Douglas rims
-Brand new Douglass rims with Sand Ghecko front and rear
mollmanhj is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 09-11-2010, 10:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
Lifetime VIP

 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Springfield, OR
Posts: 880
Send a message via AIM to t web2007
Default

I have this problem also, but it's only at the initial startup. I've also noticed that its tough to push the bike in gear with the clutch in. The problems seem to go away as soon as the engine is semi-warm. I think thats just thow hey are.
__________________

04 F250
Crew cab long bed, 6.0l psd 5r110, ARP studs, EGR delete, 4" straight pipe 5" tip, K&N cold air, blue spring mod, SCT x3 custom tuned by Innovative Diesel, 6" lift, 37" Wrangler MTRs, 55w 5000k HIDs
02 660r
FMF powerbomb & titanium 4, k&n no lid, vittos jet kit, streamline stabilizer, +6 lonestar axle, yfz shocks, CFM oil tank
08 yfz450se
Sparks big core, k&n no lid, yz needle, yz timing mod

t web2007 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2010, 10:17 PM   #3 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
mollmanhj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: 29 palms Ca
Posts: 16
Default

That is exactly what my bike does. I makes me crazy. Do you know if there is a fix for it?
__________________
2005 Yamaha Raptor 660R
-Renthal bars
-K&N Filter
-Jetted by Alba Motorsports
-Alba full pipe with muffler
-Alba nerf bars
-ASV clutch lever
-Aftermarket fuel cap with stubby vented hose
-Wide rear aluminum grab bar with quick disconnect whip mount
-Custom front bumper
-Custom aluminum rear skid plate
-ITP front and rear holeshots tires on Douglas rims
-Brand new Douglass rims with Sand Ghecko front and rear
mollmanhj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2010, 10:20 PM   #4 (permalink)
Lifetime VIP

 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Springfield, OR
Posts: 880
Send a message via AIM to t web2007
Default

There is a little bit of adjustment if you pull the rubber cover off of the clutch lever. I like my lever a little sloppy. Rappys have a wet clutch right? The problem is probably a dry clutch until the oil gets to it.
__________________

04 F250
Crew cab long bed, 6.0l psd 5r110, ARP studs, EGR delete, 4" straight pipe 5" tip, K&N cold air, blue spring mod, SCT x3 custom tuned by Innovative Diesel, 6" lift, 37" Wrangler MTRs, 55w 5000k HIDs
02 660r
FMF powerbomb & titanium 4, k&n no lid, vittos jet kit, streamline stabilizer, +6 lonestar axle, yfz shocks, CFM oil tank
08 yfz450se
Sparks big core, k&n no lid, yz needle, yz timing mod

t web2007 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2010, 10:33 PM   #5 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
mollmanhj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: 29 palms Ca
Posts: 16
Default

That would make sense. I guess if not broke, don't need to fix it. Thanks
__________________
2005 Yamaha Raptor 660R
-Renthal bars
-K&N Filter
-Jetted by Alba Motorsports
-Alba full pipe with muffler
-Alba nerf bars
-ASV clutch lever
-Aftermarket fuel cap with stubby vented hose
-Wide rear aluminum grab bar with quick disconnect whip mount
-Custom front bumper
-Custom aluminum rear skid plate
-ITP front and rear holeshots tires on Douglas rims
-Brand new Douglass rims with Sand Ghecko front and rear
mollmanhj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2010, 10:40 PM   #6 (permalink)
Lifetime VIP

 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Springfield, OR
Posts: 880
Send a message via AIM to t web2007
Default

Might just want to get in the habit of starting it in neutral when its cold.
__________________

04 F250
Crew cab long bed, 6.0l psd 5r110, ARP studs, EGR delete, 4" straight pipe 5" tip, K&N cold air, blue spring mod, SCT x3 custom tuned by Innovative Diesel, 6" lift, 37" Wrangler MTRs, 55w 5000k HIDs
02 660r
FMF powerbomb & titanium 4, k&n no lid, vittos jet kit, streamline stabilizer, +6 lonestar axle, yfz shocks, CFM oil tank
08 yfz450se
Sparks big core, k&n no lid, yz needle, yz timing mod

t web2007 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2010, 01:17 AM   #7 (permalink)
Master of the Electron

 
QuadManiac's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: San Diego, CA
Posts: 12,684
Default

This is normal, and unless it is severe or does not go away when the engine warms up, there is nothing you can do about it, nor should you worry about it.

The clutch is bathed in oil that, when cold, is rather thick. The viscous oil between the clutch plates causes drag that tries to turn the driven plates even when the clutch lever is pulled (somewhat like a torque converter in an automatic transmission). This is completely normal. The thicker oil viscosity you use, the more you will notice. As the oil warms up, the symptoms should go away. If it is more than you like, drop your oil viscosity at your next change - like from 10W40 to 5W30.
__________________
'01 660 Raptor, Burgard +2+1 arms, YFZ Shocks, LSR anti-vibe, CTR pipe, jetted, K&N
'01 Polaris Scrambler 400, K&N
'02 Honda 400ex, Big Gun pipe, jetted, K&N, Lonestar +2 A-arms, Lonestar anti-vibe
'02 Honda 400ex, DiamondJ +3 A-arm widener, Lonestar anti-vibe

Last edited by QuadManiac; 09-12-2010 at 01:19 AM.
QuadManiac is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2010, 01:37 AM   #8 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Nebraska
Posts: 3,553
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mollmanhj View Post
That is exactly what my bike does. I makes me crazy. Do you know if there is a fix for it?
Start it up in Neutral and dont shift it in to gear until the engine is up to normal engine operating temperature. You shouldn't be riding on a cold engine any way.

Jumping forward with a cold engine and dry clutch plates is 100% normal. The only way to get around it is to have the clutch improperly adjusted to tight, but then you will smoke the clutch from slipping it.
__________________
2003 Limited Edition Raptor
Kenz 720cc 11:1 stroker, +1 valves, Mega Cycle X-4 Cam, Sparks 6x Big Core, Keihin 35mm FCR's. 158 mains, 52 pilots, fuel screws 2 turns out.

97 Banshee
F.A.S.T. Dune Ported 4mill, CPI Inframes, Keihin PWK33's, Direct Drive Lockup. 158 mians, CEL needles second clip, #48 pilots, air scews 2.0 turns out.
03LimitedEditionRaptor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2010, 08:40 PM   #9 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
mollmanhj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: 29 palms Ca
Posts: 16
Default

Thanks for the info!
__________________
2005 Yamaha Raptor 660R
-Renthal bars
-K&N Filter
-Jetted by Alba Motorsports
-Alba full pipe with muffler
-Alba nerf bars
-ASV clutch lever
-Aftermarket fuel cap with stubby vented hose
-Wide rear aluminum grab bar with quick disconnect whip mount
-Custom front bumper
-Custom aluminum rear skid plate
-ITP front and rear holeshots tires on Douglas rims
-Brand new Douglass rims with Sand Ghecko front and rear
mollmanhj is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:58 PM.




Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1
RaptorForum.com is an independent Yamaha enthusiast website. Content on RaptorForum.com is generated by its users and RaptorForum.com is not in any way affiliated with Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.
Inactive Reminders By Mished.co.uk and FTP-Anime.com