Inside the Garage with IMS - Changing the Clutch on a Vintage Honda with Skidmark Garage

Inside the Garage with IMS - Changing the Clutch on a Vintage Honda with Skidmark Garage

Welcome to our premiere episode of Inside the Garage with IMS. We’re partnering with mechanics and community garages across the US to bring you tips, tricks, and guidance on how to make repairs to your motorcycles from the comfort of your own garage.

In this episode, we go to Skidmark Garage in Cleveland, Ohio to learn how to replace a clutch on a vintage Honda CB550. Watch along below and if you are curious about what tools you'll need to complete this job, we made a quick reference guide below.

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Tools You'll Need to Complete the Job:

Motor Oil

Plastic bucket

10mm socket wrench

12mm Socket wrench

12mm wrench

14mm wrench

Set of JIS Screwdrivers (not Philips)

Rubber Mallet

Snap Ring Pliars

WD-40

Set of razor blades

Fine Grit Sandpaper (1000 grit) to remove any old excess gasket material.

Parts

Barnett complete clutch kit that fits Honda CB500/ CB550's