I upgraded my clutch with Vesrah springs and it was an improvement for a long while.
But after a long while I seemed to be back to where I started -- probably mostly due to trying Shell Rotella oil instead of using motorcycle oil. Then I upgraded again to a Barnett Kevlar clutch and have never looked back. Cost twice as much and worth every penny -- if not more.
Search ebay. There was a seller in Stockton CA that had a "make offer" button and if you offered $20 below his asking price he always accepted it.
I just did mine with OEM parts. After 10,000 miles I started getting a some occasional slipping in 5th gear. I ride trails, and I like a light clutch pull, often using one finger on the lever. A buddy put the Vesrah HD springs in his bike, and the lever pull is noticeably stiffer, and not for me.
I've found Barnett and EBC's to be grabbier than stock but it's something you get used to. Also using heavy duty springs makes the clutch pull much harder. Again something you get used to and it does make your left hand stronger.
I pulled my clutch plates out last night and noticed there was quite a bit of play in in the clutch basket. both side to side and back and forth.
I have noticed some vibration and that is why i decided to pull it apart. I didn't pull the basket off because i wasn't sure if this was...
I knew it would happen sooner or later. I’ve done 5 of these now (6 counting replacement of bad one). I‘ve sourced all of mine via Amazon. Never the same vendor, just the cheapest free 2 day delivery at the time of need.
#5 had a bad stumble past mid throttle mostly in taller gears. I played...
Stock high speed jet for early TW's is #114. Things always looked black, as in an excess of carbon build up so I decided to lean things out and see what happened.
Going to the #112 the TW ran very well. When I took the head off the chamber was covered in black carbon soot and the exhaust...