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I am wanting to put a slipper clutch in my 1st gn. Anyone ever do this or know where to get one??
have u considered the quick shifter from dynojet? i know its not the same but just a thought.
 

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I know this topic went off the radar for a while, I was curious to see if anyone had installed one on the 3gen's. Had a nice accidental "drift" going through an intersection yesterday making a yellow light (shame on me, I know I know) Must have either looked like a complete fool, or a bada** to guy on the CBR at the light, he he he :cool:

I'm still new to the whole sport bike thing.... The slipper clutch makes it so you cant downshift enough to cause engine braking to lock up your tire/ skip/ bounce, right?

Whats the quick shifter? (guessing its so you can shift without using the clutch at all???)


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yea the quick shifter is for clutchless shifting. wasnt quite sure what he meant by a slipper clutch, still dont lol.
 

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meh.
 

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I'm pretty sure that the parts breakdown for the new zx-10r and the z1000 show the same basic components. If I ever get to replacing the clutch on my Z, I'll try to get the slipper components off the zx-10r and see about fitment.
 

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yea the quick shifter is for clutchless shifting. wasnt quite sure what he meant by a slipper clutch, still dont lol.
Slipper clutch doesn't transmit engine braking to the wheel as much. If you rev-match properly you really don't need it but lots of sport bikes have them now.
 

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Slipper clutch doesn't transmit engine braking to the wheel as much. If you rev-match properly you really don't need it but lots of sport bikes have them now.

This is completely true but when you have a slipper you dont have to pay AS CLOSE of attention to your revs/speed. I didn't really give a **** about them until I owned a bike with one. Now I want all my bikes going forward to have them.
 

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Slipper clutch doesn't transmit engine braking to the wheel as much. If you rev-match properly you really don't need it but lots of sport bikes have them now.
Exactly! In 10 years of track riding I never locked the rear wheel on braking/downshifting. The key is throttle control.

A slipper clutch on a street bike is as useless as a GP shift pattern.


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I may be odd man out, since I started riding and racing back in the days of carburetors and no computers.

I've raced bikes with both standard and slipper clutches, and I prefer them without. Same goes for traction control, I don't like the way it nanny-fies the bike.

ABS is another story.

Learn to feel the chassis and engine, and what the bike is doing. You will be far faster than the guy who learned by letting the bike ride him. Just ask the guy I smoked on a local bit of twisty yesterday on a new panigale. TC kept neutering the bike. I'm on an '04 Z1000. Long sweepers where he could maintain speed and he was gone. Anything tight and I had him.
 

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I hear you guys and totally agree. I don't want the crutch. Knowing how to rev match/throttle control is one of the most important skills in learning how to ride aggressively. :)

but just out of curiosity did anyone locate one for the 3gen z1000?
 

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Bumping an old thread, has anyone done this on a 3G yet? I'm going to start saving some $$ for a used ZX-10R OEM unit. I think it would be pretty neat.

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okay, I may be wrong here and probably am but doesn't the ninja 1000 have a slipper in it or am I just so used to it that I don't even notice it not being a slipper?

I've never locked the rear up from down shifting or anything. Though it may be a regular clutch with the amount of engine braking.

IDK, I've never had a problem with it. but I thought the ninja 1000 and the z1000 had the same motor from top to bottom.
 
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