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Old 07-10-2010, 09:52 PM   #39
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Originally Posted by Conspire
thanks warrior, I thought it would be risky to bend it, which is why I checked here first. can anyone give me a clue as to what's involved with removing the lever, do i have to take the sprocket off to get at it? is it a simple job with the ktm toolkit, or should i limp the bike down to the local bike mechanic. the ktm dealer is 45 km of highway away, but there's a local non ktm shop about 10-15 km from me. I don't have a lift, a garage, or any extra tools.

to remove the lever you will need
8mm socket
extension bar
socket ratchet

bench vice
hammer

torque wrench
loctite 242 (blue) DO NOT USE THE RED



you will need at least a bench vice (with soft jaws or a rag rapped around the lever so the vice will not leave jaw marks in the alloy lever) & hammer (rubber mallet/soft hammer would be best) to tap it back.

have a friend close buy with these ? next best M/C shop.

use loctite & torque wrench to 10Nm - shift lever bolt.
(NO TORQUE WRENCH - do not over tighten when re-installing)


now buy a hammerhead shift lever from CJ
http://www.cjdesignsllc.com/HDmoto.html


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