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new Clutch a bit soft?

so i just installed a new clutch. (***** to bleed but got got pressure) i havent started it up or anything, but it still feels like it has alot of travel in it. it doesnt get hard until halfway down. it that normal? will it feel different after a break in period? its an oem clutch
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yea totally normal. after a couple days it wil go back to normal. mine did the same thing
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ya i drove it, and it fully engages and disengages, it just seems there not alot of travel. you know whats funny, when i put a new clutch in my dirtbike, it did the same thing for a while
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Did you change the slave cylinder while you had it all out?
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i did. im sure mazz did too
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yep
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Good man. Saves a lot of cussing later down the road.
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