Rocket nearly killed me

Discussion in 'Common Issues' started by Manic_Mechanic, May 28, 2014.

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  1. warp9.9

    warp9.9Pocałuj mnie w dupę

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    You could be right its hard to say. When you took her apart how was the nut on the output shaft the one on the helical gear. I've seen a few of them come loose from improper torque. The shaft will float and thrust forward pushing the front bearing on the output shaft a couple mm further in the bearing bore. Making shift out of first harder under load. So you of course apply more pressure shifting and maybe when she pops out as your hitting second and slams into fourth gear output forcing it towards the rear and forcing undue pressure on the third gear output and the cir-clip popping it out. I helped a fellow captain from Ohio while I was in Virginia last year fix his transmission which had the shaft float and the loose nut on the helical gear.
     
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    Reading this thread with great interest. For now my bike sifts smoothly in all gears even under heavy load. First sign of something not working right, guess what I'm going to be doing? Do not wish to be tossed from a bike. 98% of the time riding is spent at speeds of 70 MPH.
     
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    I was going from 5th to 4th when mine let go.
     
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