Ducati Hyperstrada Forums Ducati Hyperstrada Motorcycle

Go Back   Ducati Hyperstrada Forum > Ducati Hyperstrada Forum > Mechanical and Technical

Mechanical and Technical Mechanical and technical topics, help, and discussions


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old June 12th, 2015, 11:17 AM   #1
Member
 
Joined: Jun 2015
From: long beach, New York
Posts: 46

removing clutch and brake lever

anyone know where i can locate info on how to remove the clutch side lever to replace with a short lever?

thank you
cosmickites is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Old June 12th, 2015, 12:11 PM   #2
Member
 
Joined: Feb 2015
From: Inverurie, Scotland
Posts: 30

Just release the slack on the cable adjuster then line up the slot so you can pull the cable out then undo the screw holding the lever to the bars. Job done. If you can get enough slack then undo the screw first and move the now loose lever to work the cable out of the slot.

Last edited by bigfoot; June 13th, 2015 at 12:16 AM.
bigfoot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 12th, 2015, 12:33 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Joined: May 2014
From: Charlottesville, VA
Posts: 251

I Ride: 13 hyperstrada, montesa trials, selling Duc 900 SS CR
+1.
And be sure to carefully grease the round nipple on the end of the clutch cable. If it doesn't rotate freely in the slot of the lever, it will snap the cable over time. Newer cables even come with a plastic cover on the nipple to help reduce friction...

On the brake lever side, be careful not to lose the very small round spacer that actuates the break light switch. It’s in the handle bracket housing and easily falls out, and can be tough to find on the ground.... I was lucky to spot it when I changed my levers...;-)
BlueSwede is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 12th, 2015, 08:06 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
gatdammit's Avatar
 
Joined: Mar 2013
From: North Florida, USA
Posts: 1,871

I Ride: 2013 White Strada
And the brake lever spacer has a heavy grease on it from the factory. It looked petroleum based. I just used di-electric since it was open and looked similar.
gatdammit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 13th, 2015, 03:49 AM   #5
Member
 
Joined: Jun 2015
From: long beach, New York
Posts: 46

Brake lever spacer? Not sure I noticed one
Can I get a schematic or photo somewhere?
cosmickites is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 13th, 2015, 08:32 AM   #6
Senior Member
 
gatdammit's Avatar
 
Joined: Mar 2013
From: North Florida, USA
Posts: 1,871

I Ride: 2013 White Strada
It looks like a little elongated black plastic pill, maybe 1/8" diameter and 1/2" long. Rides in a pocket between brake lever plunger and bar mounted actuator. Very easily lost if you don't know to look for it.
gatdammit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 13th, 2015, 03:02 PM   #7
Member
 
Joined: Jun 2015
From: long beach, New York
Posts: 46

Ohh that. I tossed in trash. Didn't think I needed

Jk: luckily mine was stuck in old lever from so much Greece

Kindest
cosmickites is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 1st, 2015, 06:14 PM   #8
Senior Member
 
lomax's Avatar
 
Joined: Sep 2015
From: Westminster, CO.
Posts: 106

I think I just did something bad and need your advice.

Front brake lever no problemo.

With the adjuster screwed all the way in there was just not enough play to pull the cable out. So like I have done on a hundred bikes before, I took my soft jaw pliers, compressed the clutch a little using the lever down at the housing, and took the clutch cable out of the bottom end.

When going to hook up the cable again at the bottom end now my clutch will not move hardly at all. It is like something inside the case got out of alignment or something.

Have I just screwed the pooch and will have to dive into the side cover or what.

Thanks.

Marc
lomax is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 2nd, 2015, 04:19 AM   #9
Senior Member
 
Joined: May 2014
From: Charlottesville, VA
Posts: 251

I Ride: 13 hyperstrada, montesa trials, selling Duc 900 SS CR
sounds a bit odd, since all you are doing is moving the clutch arm on the case manually, instead of by the cable. I can't really give any advice, because I don't know enough about this clutch and what could damage it...
BlueSwede is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

  Ducati Hyperstrada Forum > Ducati Hyperstrada Forum > Mechanical and Technical

Tags
brake, clutch, lever, removing



Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Brake and clutch levers PomGP Mechanical and Technical 26 May 28th, 2016 05:33 PM
Ducabike Clutch and Brake levers? twozzie Mechanical and Technical 1 January 3rd, 2015 06:22 AM
Hammerhead Clutch & Brake Pedals Motarded Ducati Hyperstrada 3 March 21st, 2014 08:25 AM
Loose clutch lever OK? HyperstradaHopeful Ducati Hyperstrada 2 January 14th, 2014 07:06 PM
Gear Shift Lever Rubber Sleeve Fell Off gatdammit Mechanical and Technical 0 May 22nd, 2013 10:05 AM


Ducati Hyperstrada Facebook Ducati Hyperstrada Twitter Ducati Hyperstrada RSS Feed



Ducati Hyperstrada Motorcycle Forum
Copyright © 2012-2014 HYPERSTRADA.COM • All rights reserved.