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post #31 of 35 Old 08-29-2019, 02:33 AM
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When I bought my Versys I did not like the way the front brake operated at the very start of the lever travel and so I purchased these adjustable shorty levers. They were a straight bolt on and have a clicker wheel for almost infinite adjustment. A perfect fit, adjust, and forget.

They also have a version available for WeeStroms, https://www.ebay.com/itm/CNC-Roller-...YAAOSwOfxXA5zT and later model DL650's. https://www.ebay.com/itm/CNC-Roller-...EAAOSwjMJXCGIl
Do the 2013+ DL650's use a different lever? A message to the seller would find out. Mine are quality.
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post #32 of 35 Old 08-29-2019, 08:25 PM
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I bought the cheapest adjustable shortys I could find on amazon. I guess I got lucky. They look nice and so far no issues for two years now.

I’ve never seen those roller adjustables before. That’s pretty slick. I think I’ll try those on my Aprilia.

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OydnaR. If you never used them how do you know they will be "sloppy like sh!t"?

they all metal fatigue over time, even oem, just a matter of how quick, yes, I've used aftermarket, which is why I will stick to oem

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The 2014+ DL 1000 has a slipper style clutch that is MUCH lighter at idle and lower rpm/throttle opening. It's design allows mechanical pressure to be added to the friction pack under load, increasing as load increases.

I have had DL 1000 owners swap out the inner hub to the SV 1000 style Back Torque Limiter style inner hub. These too are MUCH easier to pull. The 2014+ design is much better than the SV 1000 setup, there are SV owners swapping to the DL slipper assembly.
Curious, is there any sane path to swap in a slipper clutch to the 650 engine? (in my case a SV)

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I stole this pic from a inmate here...this is the 'tab' needed to activate the clutch switch:

Hey! I recognize those levers!
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