426F transmision

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  • sid_125_04

Posted April 10, 2012 - 05:54 PM


As you have guessed if you are reading this 5th gear is out.......OK got the cases split and now i just need to make sure im going to ordering the right parts. I need 5th gear pinion, 4th gear pinion, 3rd gear pinion; and the shift fork that moves 3rd....which is shift fork 3? right? Also, how is this prevented from happening again? Thanks

  • grayracer513

Posted April 10, 2012 - 06:19 PM


Shift fork two, not three.

As far as preventing it, the only thing you can do is be sure your shifts are quick, clean and positive, and made with a minimum load on the trans when the gears are actually being changed.

  • sid_125_04

Posted April 11, 2012 - 02:22 PM


ok thanks for the info......and riding like that isn't fun........

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  • grayracer513

Posted April 11, 2012 - 06:53 PM


I don't know, I have a pretty good time, and I'm pretty hard on a bike when I'm on it, but I've never had a gear box go bad doing things my way. :thumbsup:

  • sid_125_04

Posted April 12, 2012 - 04:55 PM


i guess its all about doing to procedure properly and quickly......looks like i need some better technique. (i did purchase the bike with 5th gear not working)

  • grayracer513

Posted April 12, 2012 - 05:25 PM


Mostly it's about being quick and positive, so the lugs don't bash on each other when they're half engaged any more than necessary.

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