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Old 06-21-2011, 11:02 AM   #12
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Joined: Jun 2011
Location: Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
Oddometer: 50
replaced kick-start return spring on '04 Sherco290

Last Sunday while riding at a trials school put on by team canada TDN I broke the kick-start return spring on my Sherco.

Note: the spring is broken at both ends... the little end has lost about 1mm of length that would fit in the locating hole on the kick-start shaft, this is what broke while I was riding. after removing the spring I wiggled the bigger end and it just came apart in my hand (as you can see), I assume the metal was just very fatigued after 7yrs of life.

Here it is with the new spring installed

and a shot of the interior of the case

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