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I’ve the “04A model ,I’m about to remove the shift shaft but my concern is it may have the shorter actuator spring . Has anyone done this procedure with success and not having to split the cases? Doing my head in lol .


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Thanks for your help guys , my concern is that I’ve read a few threads saying “04,”03,”02 have shorter springs p/n 35443-01K & 35445-01K and have a chance of falling out of alignment but during the “04 production they changed them out . My “04 was actually built in September 2003 vrsca


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I did mine a few day's ago,be very gentle when you pull it out..clean all the grease from the new shaft and use engine oil to lube the new shaft and seal..I removed the old seal with a small screw driver


Hey buddy, is your a 2004 model and if it is what month was it manufactured? Thanks for your help


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Well , I bit the Bullet and finished the shift shaft replacement. So it seems that 2004 models that were built in September 2003 have the longer springs also . After the procedure I took the bike for a 10 minute test ride and the gears all selected better than before and no issues with 3rd/4th . Thanks for the assistance
 

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Thanks Jan - Dirk the forum was helpful I found numerous post and a few pictures spoke to a couple of guys and decided the odds were in my favour. Now tomorrow a new Avon Cobra tyre and I’m off riding again. Thanks once again


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I did mine a few day's ago,be very gentle when you pull it out..clean all the grease from the new shaft and use engine oil to lube the new shaft and seal..I removed the old seal with a small screw driver


Removing the grease off of the shift shaft is important, thanks Thunderdemon , that 1 step , saved me a lot of time and stress. Needed to use a #2 Philip’s head screw driver to move the actuators , etc back into place but then it slipped in and with a little turn went into place.


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