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post #1 of 2 Old Apr 11th, 2009, 8:56 pm Thread Starter
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Shift lever too close to lower fairing.

Over the winter I fixed up the scrapes and repainted my lower fairing. One of the scrapes was behind the shifter and I thought it was caused by a worn linkage. The linkage was replaced over the winter also, but, when I put it all together, I see the shift lever seems too close to the fairing. I assume it's from being dropped.

What would be the best way to bend that back out a little, without breaking it? Heat?

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post #2 of 2 Old Apr 12th, 2009, 6:14 am
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Re: Shift lever too close to lower fairing.

No heat is needed just slow easy pressure as it only needs to move a little. I used a piece of pipe that would slip over the shifter and long enough to get leverage then pull slowly and check to see if it moved enough.

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