Iíve seen it mentioned on here (somewhere but couldnít find it sorry) and Iíve seen this mentioned on NUMEROUS YouTube reviews about the sensitivity of the clutch!
Together with the engineís ease of stalling (for which Iím told there is a recall), the clutch seems to go from fully engaged to free in about 2mm movement on the lever! Itís caught me out on a few occasions and for a novice it makes it VERY difficult to control especially off road when you really NEED to feather the clutch to keep control.
One highly respected YouTube reviewer actually ended with a plea to BMW to ĎPlease sort out the clutchí .
You donít need to have a degree in mathematics or geometry to understand how it works. Pulling on the clutch lever pulls the cable and at the other end this lateral movement is transferred to an angular turn of the clutch mechanism via another lever...
Now to me it seams an easy fix for BMW to do.
At the gearbox end, letís just assume to disengage the clutch you need to rotate the lever 5 degrees which equates to a 5mm pull on the cable. If this lever is made LONGER, then the same 5degree now needs more pull on the cable... maybe 6 or 7mm. More pull on the cable means you need more pull on the clutch lever, which means itís not as sensitive and easier to control!
It seems too easy in theory so what am I missing here? The clutch lever would also be easier to pull (less torque).
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