My ’05 K12S will not start in first gear, I must be in neutral.It is the K12 clutch. much to read on forums and YouTube. It can be fixed. First tip, do not go into neutral at stops. Do not start the bike in neutral. Stay in first gear. Easy on the clutch, try feathering it some. Here is some thoughts on the K12 clutch. The K13 clutch is much better, you can buy the parts either on Ebay for a good used one or new. Or better yet have John Sykes rebuild it for you.
Has anyone tried to add an extra steel plate ???I am going to try to add an extra steel plate at the very end of the clutch pack... Any one tried anything similar ??Im thinking instead of the anti judder crap and that other spring...,, 1 steel plate could work .. Its sad that BMW doesnt take the...www.k-bikes.comHas anybody tried or heard of rebuilding a rattling clutch basket? Why not drill out the rivets, replace the springs with something a smidge more stout and install new tapered clutch rivets? Would that not take care of the issue, at least for a good while? Thanxwww.k-bikes.com