Do you know how to operate ural dry clutch when.......?

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Do you know how to operate ural dry clutch when.......?

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Re: Do you know how to operate ural dry clutch when.......?

Post by jaybird » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:16 pm

Try not to use it while it’s under water, and tie your clutch lever in the disengaged position if you park the rig with the clutch wet, so it’s less likely to rust together.

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Re: Do you know how to operate ural dry clutch when.......?

Post by Lokiboy » Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:59 pm

jaybird wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:16 pm
Try not to use it while it’s under water, and tie your clutch lever in the disengaged position if you park the rig with the clutch wet, so it’s less likely to rust together.

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Makes sense. How quickly would it rust?
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Re: Do you know how to operate ural dry clutch when.......?

Post by jaybird » Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:56 pm

Lokiboy wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:59 pm
jaybird wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:16 pm
Try not to use it while it’s under water, and tie your clutch lever in the disengaged position if you park the rig with the clutch wet, so it’s less likely to rust together.

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Makes sense. How quickly would it rust?
I don't know, it would probably depend upon the conditions.
If you rode through water like that and parked the rig right away without drying it out, would be more of a problem than if you were to drive for a certain amount of time after fording to give heat and friction a chance to dry out the clutch pack.
The amount of time to dry out the clutch pack would be greater in the winter than the summer, that being said, you can have a clutch freeze in the winter if parked with the clutch pack wet from fording, same with brakes.
I've had my brakes freeze after fording in winter, in less than 10 minutes, it can be particularly problematic on the front and sidecar wheels.
I have vents cut into the top of the clutch housing on my GearUp, the vents probably let more water in, but I think they also let heat and condensation more readily escape, I also enlarged the drain in the bottom of the clutch housing.

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Re: Do you know how to operate ural dry clutch when.......?

Post by jaybird » Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:53 am

A snorkel and extending the vents helps too.
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And if you're really serious you need a high mount exhaust as well.

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Post by RC20 » Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:55 pm

I've had my brakes freeze after fording in winter, in less than 10 minutes,
That would not be due to rust.

I don't see clutch plates rusting either. You drown it you have to get home and self dry.

I have drowned vehicles and never had any problems.
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Post by RC20 » Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:57 pm

Love the color, guy is nuts. I have done that on 4 wheelers, I sure would not do it on a Ural even if my back was good.

I kept expectation to fall into a hole.
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Re: Do you know how to operate ural dry clutch when.......?

Post by jaybird » Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:17 pm

RC20 wrote:
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:55 pm
I've had my brakes freeze after fording in winter, in less than 10 minutes,
That would not be due to rust.

I don't see clutch plates rusting either. You drown it you have to get home and self dry.

I have drowned vehicles and never had any problems.
I’ve noticed that reading comprehension is not your strong point.

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