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In any motorcyle you CAN shift into gear without using the clutch, you have to match the engine speed with the output speed, many people use it for racing, and if done correctly does not cause excesive wear, but for normal use, it is not recommended. now when you say it wont shift into gear, do you mean the shifter just come to a halt before the shift ...


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I replaced the shifter assembly and that fixed both issues.


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Shifting into neutral CANNOT, and DOES NOT allow for more controllable nor more efficient braking. Torque converters "Lock-Up" when the car is being Driven by the engine. NOT upon deceleration. When the brake pedal is depressed enough to cause the "Brake-Lights" to illuminate, the torque converter is taken OUT of the equation. Also, if operating properly, ...


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It won't damage your transmission unless it damages your transmission You have a shift drum. It has grooves in it around the outside diameter that the shift forks follow to slide gears into gear as the drum turns. This is the basis for a constant mesh transmission. It's the reason (other than regulatory) that motorcycles gears are shifted in numerical ...


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I don't have experience on as many different bikes as some people, but here's what I have found. But "preloading" the shifter, were talking about pressing on it just a little before you are ready to shift. The force needed from bike to bike will vary, so it's something you will just have to try and figure out. A motorcycle transmission is not like a ...



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