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So I snapped the tip off my stock shifter and decided to replace it with something rather than just rig something up by drilling and installing a carriage bolt simply because I tend to screw that kind of stuff up. So I ordered this shifter from D2moto and just got it today.

http://www.d2moto.com/Items/SLR001-Black


Took the stock peg off, unscrewed the arm that went from the transmission to the peg, and removed shifter. When I tried a test fit of the d2moto one it seemed to fit just fine, slid on perfectly. The only difference I noticed is that the hole on the OEM shifter is slightly larger than the one on the D2moto shifter, and that the OEM shifter came with a construction-paper-thin rubber-type gasket dealy that went between the peg and the shifter itself. The D2moto shifter had no such gasket (nor would the OEM gasket fit in because the D2 hole is smaller), but the hole itself was smaller so the peg still fit in there pretty snugly. I'm not sure if having the metal of the shifter contacting the metal of the peg will be a big deal but it seems to rotate very smoothly off the bike and I'm going to buy a little packet of automotive grease tomorrow and slather it on generously before I reinstall just in case.

Here are pics of the test-fit.





 

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Oh, I meant to ask... when I'm reinstalling everything is there anything I need to look out for as far as reattaching the arm from the transmission to the shifter? Do i just screw it in and tighten it down? I'm just trying to think ahead to anything that I could potentially screw up while I'm doing it lol.
 

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Grease carefully, and make sure the two short levers (one on top of the lever, one on the transmission) that the tie bar attaches to are as parallel to each other as practical, and as perpendicular to the tie bar as practical. It's important.
 

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Grease carefully, and make sure the two short levers (one on top of the lever, one on the transmission) that the tie bar attaches to are as parallel to each other as practical, and as perpendicular to the tie bar as practical. It's important.

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