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Shifter Rubbing Crank Case Cover

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(07 450 like new) My shifter is slightly rubbing my crank case cover ever more and I am thinking of taking the shifter off and bending it out a little. Anyone done this with or without problems? The clearance is too tight but I nudge it over with my boot when I am shifting fast.

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Well it's aluminum and it won't bend that easy. You can try some heat, but if you really want to change how close it is, I would recomend getting an aftermarket steel one, and bending that.

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We have 07 wr450s,problem when the shifter gets bent on the trail.You cant bend it back on trail side.At your house no problem in Vise.Also know a few guys that broke the shift shaft off.So we replaced the shifter with a stock xr400,yes it bends.But we can bend it back easy,also no broken shift shafts.The IMS replacement works real good to brake off the shift shaft

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Well it's aluminum and it won't bend that easy. You can try some heat, but if you really want to change how close it is, I would recomend getting an aftermarket steel one, and bending that.

+1 !

It also allows for trailside "repairs" in the event of a crash. Just brand and bend!

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