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Most places I've found are saying Motion Pro cables work.. but when I look at motionpro's website, I don't find anything that says it works in my versys.. Can anybody confirm for me the part number for a Motion Pro Clutch Cable for an 07 Versys please? OEM Part number 54011-0058

Found this for MotionPro parts: OEM Search

Don't want to get the wrong cable
 

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With regular lubing of the stock cable it should last you. My stock cable was on the bike when i sold it with 22,000 miles on it and it looks damn near new. I lubed it every oil change..https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4ua0lJMXvs&list=TLA__Bx_Z2vE1i3m6jDH7aCEZYpDi4fsgM
Well..the cable itself has already snapped.. I noticed it feeling really loose, so found it was starting to go, tightened it up a bit and tested the feel..felt good, so hopped on the bike to test it out... snapped before I got more than 15 feet.

So now I'm trying to find a clutch cable locally so I can get the bike going again, then I'll get myself a spare OEM to keep in the bike (along with some other key cables that I'd rather not have break on me).

O.K. Why don't you get an O.E.M. cable. They cost about $12 from ronayers.com.
I looked at ronayers.com (hadn't heard of it before) and unless they're giving them away, they don't have any. http://www.ronayers.com/Cables-C417649.aspx
 

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54011 54011-0107 CABLE-CLUTCH
1 $17.55

Go to fisch and find your make and model.
I did go to fisch.. I'm on a 2007 waltermitty. But again - thank you for the site. I'll keep it in mind.

Thanks also Black Dog - I'll take a look at bike bandit.

I'd still be curious if anybody can confirm whether Motion Pro cables will work on my bike.. more for good to know information now.
 

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With regular lubing of the stock cable it should last you. My stock cable was on the bike when i sold it with 22,000 miles on it and it looks damn near new. I lubed it every oil change..https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4ua0lJMXvs&list=TLA__Bx_Z2vE1i3m6jDH7aCEZYpDi4fsgM
BOTH my Vs are on the OEM cables, but I adjusted them so that the "engagement" point is about 1" from the bars, compared w/ the way they came - engagement point near the END (FAR from the bars) - which WILL pull the 'nipple' off! Plus - I regularly drip some WD40 into them from the lever end.

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BTW - the '08 has 51,xxx miles, the '09 has 45,6xx kms.

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I did go to fisch.. I'm on a 2007 waltermitty. But again - thank you for the site. I'll keep it in mind.

Thanks also Black Dog - I'll take a look at bike bandit.

I'd still be curious if anybody can confirm whether Motion Pro cables will work on my bike.. more for good to know information now.
2007s weren't sold in the US, but from everything I've seen, they are IDENTICAL w/ the '08s, so get an '08 cable....
 

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In general, it helps to also periodically clean and grease the clutch lever pivot point, and grease where the ferrule inserts into the clutch lever (when you lube the cable 2 or 3 times a year).
 

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In the spring I pull the cable out and drip 3-in-1 oil down it, clean the barrel and housing and then put fresh grease on the barrel. During the season I occasionally spray a bit of chain lube around the barrel contact point. Works for me. Careful routing is important too.
 

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One of the cable lube tools work well. It uses a spray can to force lube down the cable. All you need to do is disconnect one end. I use the Dupont Teflon stuff in a spray can. Cables will last about forever if properly lubed. Dab of grease on the barrel end and you are good to go.
 
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