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Old 13th August 2006, 00:51   #1
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Default what is a Slipper clutch

guys can somebody please tell me what exactly is a slipper clutch and how exactly does it help these big bikes,as what is on the new Kwacker zx6r... can some one please throw some light???
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Old 13th August 2006, 01:28   #2
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A slipper clutch (back torque limiting clutch) prevents the rear tire from losing traction when you are downshifting really hard (usually on a turn). If you downshift to a much lower gear as compared to your wheel speed, the clutch slips in and prevent the rear tire from locking up. It allows you to downshift really quickly on a turn without the danger of losing control.
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Please continue the discussion Here (wet clutch vs dry clutch and slippers clutches)

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