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Have a size 15 foot and the stock shifter is a bit awkward. I've looked for a longer shifter or extender (eBay) but have come up short.....is this another home fabrication?
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pretty much a diy job unless you fork over about 750 for a set of jardines. talk to woflie he might be able to help you out.


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Do you want to make the arm longer or the peg longer? I've done the latter and it wasn't too tricky. Basically I chopped the peg off and fabricated a new one with some aluminum and o-rings.

As far as making the shifter longer...I can think of a few things to work that out.

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Do you want to make the arm longer or the peg longer? I've done the latter and it wasn't too tricky. Basically I chopped the peg off and fabricated a new one with some aluminum and o-rings.

As far as making the shifter longer...I can think of a few things to work that out.
The arm longer
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I would figure out how long you want it. Then cut and sandwich it between two pieces of aluminum. That way you don't have any ugly welds right there. Basically splint it and secure it with pop rivets. You can shine it up too.

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Have a size 15 foot and the stock shifter is a bit awkward. I've looked for a longer shifter or extender (eBay) but have come up short.....is this another home fabrication?
I replaced mine last week with this # 8021. I got it new on Amazon for $15.07 and free freight. Just hacksaw the old peg off, easy it's a hollow tube, drill a 5/16th hole, and thru bolt it. The chrome bolt supplied is too short. You have to get a longer bolt. The entire job took about 1/2 hour. Use a drill press to drill the hole. The new shifter peg is about 3" long. Looks great and works good.
http://www.kuryakyn.com/products/614...iso-shift-pegs

Here is where I got it http://www.amazon.com/Kuryakyn-8021-...foot+pegs+8021

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JM....he wants the arm longer not the peg. The Kury peg is also fatter, so it make it harder to get a foot under.

Another option is to move the foot peg farther back, which accomplishes the same thing. Perhaps floorboards would work for you as it allows you to move your foot around more.

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JM....he wants the arm longer not the peg. The Kury peg is also fatter, so it make it harder to get a foot under.

Another option is to move the foot peg farther back, which accomplishes the same thing. Perhaps floorboards would work for you as it allows you to move your foot around more.
KM, I thought he was looking to extend the shift peg. Yes the Kury peg is fatter. All I had to do was remove the shifter arm bolt and rotate the shifter arm one notch up on the spline. More than enough foot room.

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