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My 2013 Strat slipper clutch started "slipping" on recent trip to Lake George, NY. Roll on the throttle fairly hard, engine revs then clutch catches. No slippage yet starting out or running through the gears. Bike had fresh Yami semi oil. Stopped a Yamaha dealer in Binghamton, NY who bled clutch line and added new fluid. No change.

So I cut the trip short and now looking for help on the fix. Contact two Yamaha dealers, one is so busy they are not booking any service appointments, the other is willing to schedule in another week or so.

Contacted Tom's Cycle in Cleveland, TN. Tom has worked on Yamaha's for 40+ years. Scheduled to take bike in next week. His suggestion is after determining problem probably doing a Barnett conversion basically reverting back to non-slipper clutch with better components.

Would appreciate input from anyone that has clutch repair experience or had slipper problems and the fix.

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My 2013 Strat slipper clutch started "slipping" on recent trip to Lake George, NY. Roll on the throttle fairly hard, engine revs then clutch catches. No slippage yet starting out or running through the gears. Bike had fresh Yami semi oil. Stopped a Yamaha dealer in Binghamton, NY who bled clutch line and added new fluid. No change.

So I cut the trip short and now looking for help on the fix. Contact two Yamaha dealers, one is so busy they are not booking any service appointments, the other is willing to schedule in another week or so.

Contacted Tom's Cycle in Cleveland, TN. Tom has worked on Yamaha's for 40+ years. Scheduled to take bike in next week. His suggestion is after determining problem probably doing a Barnett conversion basically reverting back to non-slipper clutch with better components.

Would appreciate input from anyone that has clutch repair experience or had slipper problems and the fix.

Thanks
I'll trade your slipper clutch setup for my non - slipper setup with new, uninstalled Barnett Conversion kit.
 

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I'll trade your slipper clutch setup for my non - slipper setup with new, uninstalled Barnett Conversion kit.
Thanks for the offer but have parts ready to install later this week.
I want to retain the slipper system unless it becomes a ongoing problem.
 
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