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Whats the group opinion of clutchless up shifts?

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Whats the group opinion of clutchless up shifts?
« on: June 12, 2009, 04:33:45 pm »
Yeah or Nay?
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Re: Whats the group opinion of clutchless up shifts?
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2009, 05:04:30 pm »
What's this clutch thing you speak of?  :ahhh:
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Re: Whats the group opinion of clutchless up shifts?
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2009, 05:18:01 pm »
What's this clutch thing you speak of?  :ahhh:
That explains a lot in your situation!   :ass:
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Re: Whats the group opinion of clutchless up shifts?
« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2009, 05:52:20 pm »
Far more people do not use the clutch for up shifts than use the clutch.

Done properly, it does not cause any extra wear to the transmission.

I do know people who do clutchless downshifts. I do not recommend doing this.
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Re: Whats the group opinion of clutchless up shifts?
« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2009, 09:10:28 am »
I like them. Sadly though the FZR is a little rough on shifts and many times require the clutch. The Ducati with GP shift and a quick shifter is the bomb and I swear I must have shaved at least one second a lap.

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Re: Whats the group opinion of clutchless up shifts?
« Reply #5 on: June 13, 2009, 10:16:45 am »
That explains a lot in your situation!   :ass:

 :wtf: Someone just explained to me that there's a transmission on my bike with more than 1 gear - why didn't someone tell me this a long time ago!  :wtf:
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Re: Whats the group opinion of clutchless up shifts?
« Reply #7 on: June 14, 2009, 12:13:15 am »


I do know people who do clutchless downshifts. I do not recommend doing this.

*raises hand*:biggrin: 85K miles on the original trans. drums fine, shift forks are fine gears are fine. Has created a couple "entertaining" moments clutchless downshifting though.
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Re: Whats the group opinion of clutchless up shifts?
« Reply #8 on: June 15, 2009, 02:58:16 pm »
I like them. Sadly though the FZR is a little rough on shifts and many times require the clutch. The Ducati with GP shift and a quick shifter is the bomb and I swear I must have shaved at least one second a lap.

Mark

New clutch basket for the FZR every now and then solves that issue. Also, you can file the splines on the basket at least 3 or 4 time before you need a replacement. ;)
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Re: Whats the group opinion of clutchless up shifts?
« Reply #9 on: June 15, 2009, 10:46:28 pm »
New clutch basket for the FZR every now and then solves that issue. Also, you can file the splines on the basket at least 3 or 4 time before you need a replacement. ;)

That reminds me....
I have a clutch basket that used to belong to you.
Its in a much better place now.
:P

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Re: Whats the group opinion of clutchless up shifts?
« Reply #10 on: June 16, 2009, 08:13:50 am »
so what the process of making a smooth clutchless up shift? I assume, off the throttle, shift,  and back on the throttle?
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Re: Whats the group opinion of clutchless up shifts?
« Reply #11 on: June 16, 2009, 09:22:14 am »
That reminds me....
I have a clutch basket that used to belong to you.
Its in a much better place now.
:P



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« Last Edit: June 16, 2009, 11:18:29 am by spyderchick »
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