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Old 09-11-2009, 08:06 AM
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I hope I'm posting in the right forum thread here, please tell me if I'm not. I have a Trik Shift RSD 6 speed gearbox with about 1,800 miles on it and it's starting to play up a bit. It's good when it's cold but once it gets hot it 'jumps' into both 1st and 3rd after I have fully released the clutch lever and it also finds a false neutral between 3rd and 4th. Any ideas what's going on here? I'm also not sure if my clutch is fully engaging becasue I seem to be running quite high RPMs considering I have an S&S 124 engine, is 70mph at 2,500rpm normal for my setup would you say? I have an 18" / 300 rear and have replaced the clutch seals and adjusted it as much as my limited mechanical knowledge will allow, oh and it's a 2007 gearbox with a wet clutch.
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Old 09-11-2009, 09:08 AM
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Nothing wrong here!

I don't think that is an excessively high rpm for 70mph. If your clutch were slipping, you would definitely be able to discern it when you crank it on in 6th gear.

The transmission problem can be simply operator error. You should look at the linkage for looseness than can cause problems like you mention. Finding that false neutral between the gears I consider being a racing related problem. Power shifting is not good on transmissions.

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Old 09-11-2009, 01:06 PM
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It might be a shift pawl adjustment
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Old 09-13-2009, 08:14 AM
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It might be a shift pawl adjustment
I had to adjust mine a few years ago to tighten it up.
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Old 09-15-2009, 01:43 AM
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Thanks for the replys guys. I did have a problem with the clutch slipping when I was running the engine in becasue the seals were blown when it was flown over here, quite a common problem apparently when air freighting a bike, but I fixed that. I also don't think it can be anything to do with racing or power shifting as I have yet to take the engine over 3,000 rpm because it's still under 2,500 miles and, given I've been riding for 30 years, I'd certainly hope it wasn't operator error. All that said and having taken the liberty of calling the very nice and helpful Bob at Trik Shift I think I need to take another, closer look at my pawl adjustment. Thanks again for taking the time out to reply to my post.
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Old 09-16-2009, 12:27 PM
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If the pawl adjustment is ok check the end play on the shift drum and the play of the forks in the grooves of the shift drum. Ok if and when that check out you move to the gears
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Old 10-01-2009, 04:33 AM
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Well the pawl is all good so I'm moving on to check other things. Haven't had the time to do a lot recently because in the space of a week someone tried to break in to my garage and steal it and then some d*** knocked it over, luckily a big plasitc Peugeot scooter parked next to me broke the fall, gotta love the French.
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Depending on the year of the tranny, trikshift had some issues. There is a fix and Bob I believe his name is will send you parts to fix it or swap out the tranny. This may not be a viable option for you because of your geographic location.....price wise for shipping. Do a search here for trickshift trannies.
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If need be you can contact Bob at 831 524 3629. He will definitly help you.
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