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Title: T35 gear sequence
Post by: adampp on 05 Mar 2018 at 01:17
Hi peoples,
I just acquired t35 which I know nothing about.
It started 2nd kick yesterday , blew a little smoke than sat and purred for 5 mins.
I selected the first gear I found while on centre stand and it was fine.
I returned it to a neutral than dropped it off centre stand. With both wheels on the ground it didn't want to go into any gear.
The clutch feels ok to me but may not be as I'm not sure how this clutch is suppose to feel.
I'd like to know how many gears and in what sequence do they run?
Also this is a dry clutch right ?
I'm selling this bike ASAP as I'm not that interest in it and rather have some cash for my two little rug rats. It's in great condition . If anyone is interested email me on adamplooy@gmail.com
Title: Re: T35 gear sequence
Post by: Jonathan on 06 Mar 2018 at 08:37
Can you add some photos please.
Title: Re: T35 gear sequence
Post by: graeme on 06 Mar 2018 at 20:44
4 gears, up for first then then down for the others
Title: Re: T35 gear sequence
Post by: adampp on 15 Mar 2018 at 10:44
Thanks for that . Sorry for the late reply.
Any ideas for easy way of freeing up the clutch. It hasn't been ridden for a while I assume.
Title: Re: T35 gear sequence
Post by: yosemite on 15 Mar 2018 at 11:53
Depends how long its been sat, if only a relatively short time try pulling clutch lever and using kickstart, should free off clutch, if longer then put bike into top gear and with clutch pulled in rock bike backwards and forwards.if your bike has an ignition switch wired in probably best to do above with it turned off, otherwise I would suggest disconnecting ht leads from caps to prevent bike from starting,
Title: Re: T35 gear sequence
Post by: Rex on 15 Mar 2018 at 15:59
....And if you're going to do that then take the plugs out to make it easier on your kicking leg.
Title: Re: T35 gear sequence
Post by: eddie on 15 Mar 2018 at 18:15
but make sure you leave the plugs laying on the heads so the mag doesn't try to produce too large a spark , as that could track across the windings and wreck the mag. Sadly, Lucas mags, unlike BTH, don't have safety gap screws to prevent this kind of damage.

  Eddie.
Title: Re: T35 gear sequence
Post by: yosemite on 15 Mar 2018 at 20:30
rex
didnt suggest taking plugs out to give more resistance when clutch tries to rotate engine and a better chance to overcome  "stiction" and free clutch.