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Old 02-03-2012, 08:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have some how lost my first gear on my bike**********all the rest of the gears are ok~~~~~~~~~~~any help would be greatful
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Old 02-03-2012, 08:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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pull the motor because you took al the teeth off the first gear . i just went trew this on my 450 .
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Old 02-03-2012, 08:48 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Whats it cost for the repair
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this was the 2nd time this happend in 57 miles on my foreman so i bought a good motor off ebay and put my top end on it .the first time i did the work myself and it was over $400 just in parts . but the 500 is a little different so IDK what yours will be
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rich what caused it to do it two times so quick?
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Old 02-03-2012, 09:01 PM   #6 (permalink)
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so if you had to guess some where around 500 or 700
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Old 02-03-2012, 09:04 PM   #7 (permalink)
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my shop charges 250 if he has to open the motor..thats what he quoted me if my 450 needed a shift drum.
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if you pull the motor and have someone that has rebuilt one before its a good 5 1/5 to 7 hrs just in labor plus parts . you need to figure out what someone will charge labor by the hour
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so 250 to change a shift drum is a good price?
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Old 02-03-2012, 09:12 PM   #10 (permalink)
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rich what caused it to do it two times so quick?
4 things
1) 28in vampire EDLs
2)no gear reduction
3) a heavy thumb
4) a deep mud hole that a polaris just went threw and said i couldnt make it
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