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Old 04-19-2013, 09:24 AM   #257
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Originally Posted by Pokie View Post
The shift rings that are pushed by the shifting forks are also part of the gears on the "cluster" shaft. These gears are thin and kind of weak and are also broken easily.
That issue is almost exclusively limited to the early 5-speeds. That part was strengthened twice within the first few years of production. It would be extremely rare to encounter that after MY1977 or so.
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