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Hey I'm just changing the clutch on a gl650 and I cannot get the clutch basket to seat again properly its driving me nuts! Any advice?
 

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There's a subgear on the 650 clutch basket with 1 fewer teeth than the main gear to take up gear lash. (On a 500, it's on the primary gear, rather than the clutch.)
Press the clutch basket onto the shaft until the subgear is engaged with the primary. Rotate the basket left or right until the main and subgears align where they meet the primary gear. (You really just need to jiggle it back and forth.) Then, press the basket in until it seats against the thrust washer.
 

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There's a subgear on the 650 clutch basket with 1 fewer teeth than the main gear to take up gear lash. (On a 500, it's on the primary gear, rather than the clutch.)
Press the clutch basket onto the shaft until the subgear is engaged with the primary. Rotate the basket left or right until the main and subgears align where they meet the primary gear. (You really just need to jiggle it back and forth.) Then, press the basket in until it seats against the thrust washer.

Awesome! Took me two seconds, appreciate your help
 

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Glad you got it sorted out.

BTW: Welcome to the forum. Please add your location to your profile and your bike's model and model year to your signature so that you don't have to remember to tell us every time and we don't have to keep asking when you forget (see Forum Settings link in my signature).

And welcome to the world of antique vehicle ownership (they own us, not the other way around). Your bike is about 4 decades old and the Previous Owners may or may not have done the maintenance necessary to keep it safe & reliable so it is highly recommended to download the Factory Shop Manual for your model (available through the CX Wiki - link in my signature) and go through all of the service procedures, regardless of whether your bike has reached the specified mileage.
I also recommend looking on all rubber parts with suspicion because rubber does not age gracefully. Check the date codes on your tires and replace them if they are over 5 years old no matter how good they look & feel (old rubber simply cannot flow around the irregularities in the asphalt well enough to grip, especially if it is cool or wet). If your bike still has the original rubber brake line(s) (should be replaced every 2 or 3 fluid changes = 5 or 6 years) I recommend shopping for modern stainless braided ones (they last practically forever and double the life of the fluid). And don't forget things like the rad hoses and the boot between the engine and swingarm (they can crack on the bottom where you don't see it).
 
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