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Old 11-30-2012, 09:28 AM   #1
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Question Replace R100RT shifter with linkage for shifter without?

I'm wondering if I can replace my shifter and linkage setup (#3, #9, #12) with a straight shifter without the linkage (#2) on my 1978 R100RT?

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Old 11-30-2012, 09:35 AM   #2
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Just swap it out. Not sure why you'd want to be spanner away.

As a side issue I have one of the heel/toe shifters ( no 9) has anybody ever managed to use them properly? you'd need the strangest shape foot.
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Old 11-30-2012, 11:00 AM   #3
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Parts number 2, 3 or 4 go into the transmission. Everything else is extra. Straight swap.
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Old 11-30-2012, 11:59 AM   #4
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They shift better with the linkage. That is why it is there. Lot's of people retro linked their shifters back in the day for better shifting.
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Old 11-30-2012, 01:22 PM   #5
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They shift much better with the remote shifter. If you want to go that route you will need a 74-77 shifter and left foot peg,
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