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Reading through some of the Ducati forums has lead me to believe the selection between an open and closed clutch cover on these bikes is mostly for aesthetics. There is some consideration for cooling, but nothing which is earth shattering. So here is a list of pros and cons which I have compiled on the subject: Open vs Closed Clutch Covers - PROS: ...


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I pulled the following information from this site: Unless you are a professional motorcycle mechanic, you normally can not see whether a motorcycle has a wet or dry clutch just by looking at the bike. But if you know your Italian motorcycles, you probably have a pretty good idea which ones do. A wet clutch is called wet because it is actually wet ...


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Look on the www.luk.co.uk for all the information you want. Dual Mass Flywheels are usually fitted to diesel vehicles. They reduce torsional vibrations through the transmission, promoting longer gearbox life. The lack of vibrations contribute to greater driver comfort and so less stress. They also play a part in improved emissions contol. People who decry ...


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I know DMF is expensive, but if you really like a car and don't wonna have a DMF, you can change it to regular fix flywheel. Valeo producing such a kits. So just check, if there exist such a kit for your car. I don't think there is a list of DMF cars, but you can ask you part shop which one is in for the car you like.


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The clutches on all cars will vary in 'stiffness' as any particular model of vehicle will have variations of engine size and performance. Corsa and Fiesta are smaller cars and a light clutch is appreciated by a host of people, especially the girls. There are no real problems with the clutches on the cars you mentioned, including Renault, and the issues you ...


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I think the problem is your original transmission was having a synchro issue at the 5th gear, which migrated to the 3rd gear synchro. When I say "migrated" I mean that it too is worn out, not that there is an "infection which is spreading". I would venture to assume your new-to-you transmission suffers from the same fate. If you bought the transmission new ...



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