Shift Shaft Question For 450


5 replies to this topic
  • yz125ohioracer44

Posted April 07, 2011 - 07:16 PM

#1

Just bought an 08 yz450f and noticed the shift shaft has a little bit of play with it when moving in and out, but just a little, nothing insane. Wanted to know if it'll be alright to let go and what's the process of fixing it if I ended up wanting to? I'm pritty sure I'd be splitting the cases for this.
Thanks for any info:D

  • grayracer513

Posted April 07, 2011 - 07:25 PM

#2

If you mean it moves in and out along the shaft axis, that's normal. Nothing to fix.

  • yz125ohioracer44

Posted April 07, 2011 - 07:58 PM

#3

What do you mean by axis? If it helps I mean I can pull on the gear shifter and push it back in.

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  • todds924

Posted April 07, 2011 - 08:15 PM

#4

What do you mean by axis? If it helps I mean I can pull on the gear shifter and push it back in.

A little play like that is normal. And if you wanted to replace it, You dont split the cases.

  • usp4u

Posted April 08, 2011 - 04:01 AM

#5

normal. if it ever does get broken off you can replace it from the clutch side w/o splitting cases. 2 hour job tops.

  • yz125ohioracer44

Posted April 08, 2011 - 04:08 AM

#6

Thanks guys. Just wanted some reasurance before summer racing kicks off. Also very good to know about not having to split the cases for it if it got way worse.





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