clutch adjustment

  1. jaeg

    1978 XS400 clutch adjustment

    Hey everyone. I’m finding my clutch is slipping a bit under load at speed so I’m looking to adjust it. I’ve got a bit of a problem, though. After opening up the access cover I see I need to adjust a screw and a nut but I do not see any way to adjust the nut while not also moving the screw. I’m...
  2. Ben_Wagner

    Quarantine Project: '81 XS400 Special

    I recently have started working on my uncle's/dad's XS400, my first motorcycle project. I have worked with QT50's and other small mopeds in the past, but nothing this size. The bike hasn't been ridden seriously since the '90s as far as I know, although it has ran a few times since then. Today I...
  3. N

    Hanging Revs Issue! Revs decrease slowly. Help!

    Howdy! I just recently bought a 1980 Yamaha XS400 Special II, and need a bit of help with an issue that I can't for the life of me figure out. I am by no means a mechanic, just started rebuilding bikes as a hobby a few years back. These threads have been an absolute godsend in my rebuild...
  4. Alex Morales

    1981 yamaha xs400 clutch and break problem

    Hey guys I have my 1981 Yamaha xs400 I'm working on and I have no clue what's wrong with the clutch here's a video of my problem:
  5. P

    clutch barely moves under full action

    Hey guys. New to the forum, not to seca's. Ive read through a good amount of the info on the forum, but I'm having trouble finding the what I need. My clutch won't fully disengage and allow the wheel spin 'freely' while in gear. I've gone through the full adjustment procedure a few times...
  6. G

    Stiff clutch

    Hey all, Been having some electrical issues and found a thread that said to check the stator wires so I took the left panels off to inspect and thought while I was at it I would clean the sprocket cover. So I took the clutch cable off and then took off the clutch rod corkscrew (don't know...