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07-03-2018 10:25 AM
OleDirtyDoc Maybe use some heat

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07-03-2018 09:48 AM
OleDirtyDoc
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Originally Posted by Daniel Krueger View Post
yea it has the same amount of play going in/out and up/down as it did before the wreck. the only difference now is when all the way in(or what seems is all the way in) it rubs against the front bolt of my platform/peg
Might have to buy a new shifter or bend yours, in a vice,not on the bike

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07-03-2018 09:39 AM
OleDirtyDoc
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I'll try moving the shifter up a spline or two, it does come in contact with the frame when shifting up, hopefully that's all it is, but I'm betting it's the linkage, if it is how massive of a project would it be? Would I have to take the whole engine apart or just split the case and unbolt a few few things, put the new linkage in and good to go?
If it hits going up, move it one spline in the other direction

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07-03-2018 12:57 AM
Daniel Krueger
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If the linkage were BROKEN, you could tell because the shift lever would be floppy. With a bent shifter, it's harder to tell since the symptom could be caused by a couple different things (bent or worn shifter pawl, neutral finder, etc).

Once you split the case the linkage is readily available. Splitting the case, however, is a pretty major undertaking, requiring removal of the engine from the frame and the cylinders from the engine. If that's "all in a day's work" for you, then it's an easy job.
the most extensive work i've done on the bike is the ear shave and a new exhaust and replacing the impeller mechanical seal, haven't had the pleasure of pulling the engine yet and i've never had any small engine experience... should be a fun job.
07-03-2018 12:54 AM
Daniel Krueger sorry about the double post, forums bugged out on me.
07-03-2018 12:53 AM
Daniel Krueger
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The shift knob, w/ the spleens on it, that comes out of the bike case. See if you can move it now, out or into the case.
yea it has the same amount of play going in/out and up/down as it did before the wreck. the only difference now is when all the way in(or what seems is all the way in) it rubs against the front bolt of my platform/peg
07-03-2018 12:48 AM
Thorn If the linkage were BROKEN, you could tell because the shift lever would be floppy. With a bent shifter, it's harder to tell since the symptom could be caused by a couple different things (bent or worn shifter pawl, neutral finder, etc).

Once you split the case the linkage is readily available. Splitting the case, however, is a pretty major undertaking, requiring removal of the engine from the frame and the cylinders from the engine. If that's "all in a day's work" for you, then it's an easy job.
07-02-2018 11:59 PM
Rob112o The shift knob, w/ the spleens on it, that comes out of the bike case. See if you can move it now, out or into the case.
07-02-2018 08:05 PM
Daniel Krueger Also is there anything that i can do that will say that its the linkage other than it not shifting past neutral? The play in and out on the shifter is the same as its always been as well as the play up and down are the same as its been before the wreck aswell....
07-02-2018 04:31 PM
Daniel Krueger I'll try moving the shifter up a spline or two, it does come in contact with the frame when shifting up, hopefully that's all it is, but I'm betting it's the linkage, if it is how massive of a project would it be? Would I have to take the whole engine apart or just split the case and unbolt a few few things, put the new linkage in and good to go?
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