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Clutch case

Clutch case

Understanding the Clutch Housing

Definition and role in the operation of a two-wheeler

The clutch housing is a metal part that covers the clutch-gearbox assembly of your motorcycle or scooter. Its primary function is to protect this assembly from external attacks, whether dust, thrown stones or temperature variations. It also helps maintain a constant temperature inside the clutch, which is essential for the proper functioning of your two-wheeler.

The different types of clutch housing

There are several types of clutch covers, mainly differentiated par their manufacturing material. Aluminum or steel casings are the most common. Choosing one or the other will depend on your specific needs for strength, weight and cost. For normal use, an aluminum housing may be a good choice, while a steel housing will be more suitable for sustained use or in competition.

Make the right choice

Once the role and different types of clutch housing are understood, let's look at the criteria to take into account to choose the right model for your vehicle and avoid common mistakes when purchasing.

Selection criteria

The first criterion to take into account is the compatibility of the clutch cover with your vehicle. It must perfectly match your motorcycle, scooter or moped model to ensure optimal clutch operation and effectively protect the gearbox. Also take into consideration the material of the casing, this is an important criterion to guarantee its durability. Remember to consider your budget, while keeping in mind that quality is essential in this choice.

Mistakes to avoid when buying

One of the most common mistakes is choosing a clutch cover that is not compatible with your vehicle. It is also important to avoid poor quality parts which may prove less durable and less efficient. This is why we always recommend choosing a crankcase from a brand known for their reliability and durability.

Installation and replacement

When and how to replace it?

The clutch housing is a sturdy and durable part, but it does not last forever. Signs of aging or premature wear may appear, such as cracks or deformation of the part, which require its replacement. To carry out this operation, it is recommended to have mechanical knowledge. This involves dismantling the gearbox/clutch assembly, removing the old housing and replacing it par new. A delicate operation which may require the intervention of a professional mechanic if you are not equipped or confident.

The installation process

The process of installing a clutch cover involves removing the old cover, cleaning the installation space, installing the new cover and performing a series of checks to ensure it is working properly . It is a complex task that requires specific tools and some mechanical experience. If you feel comfortable with this type of operation, remember to take all necessary precautions. However, if you have any doubts, we recommend that you seek professional help.

Care instructions

Once the clutch cover has been chosen and installed, it must still be taken care of to ensure its proper functioning for as long as possible.

Signs of wear

Signs of wear on a clutch housing can be visual (cracks, deformation) or functional (gear shifting problems, example). If you notice any of these signs, it is recommended to replace the part as soon as possible to avoid damage to other elements of the clutch system.

Tips for extending its lifespan

To extend the life of your clutch housing, it is recommended to regularly check its condition, particularly in the event of a fall or impact. Also avoid overloading your vehicle, which could generate excess heat and cause the crankcase to deform.

The best brands

Features and benefits of leading brands

Certain brands are particularly renowned in the field of clutch housings. Among them, we find in particular Top Performances, Malossi ou Doppler, recognized for the quality and robustness of their products. Choosing a renowned brand ensures you have a durable, high-performance product that is perfectly suited to your vehicle. Each of these brands offers different types of crankcase depending on the vehicle and its use. Do not hesitate to contact us for personalized advice on choosing your clutch cover.

Remember to consult the other categories of the low engine to find all your parts: gearbox, belt, ignition housing, crankcase and parts, clutch and parts, variator rollers, oil filter, bottom seal, oil pump and housing, engine bearing, rear transmission, variator, crank shaft.