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Gearboxes

Discussion in 'Projects' started by gear, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. gear

    gear New Member

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    How are ya, I am thinking about reconditioning bike transmissions. I know nothing about bikes in regards to which are the more popular and what not. I do know how to cut gears and the fitting and turning side of things. I was hoping somebody could give me some ideas on which type of transmissions that I might find that have been crunched and are worth putting effort into reconditioning. I am thinking of working on mainly American and British made bikes.
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    cowboy Moderator Staff Member

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    You might try cragslist in your area , or ebay or some of the local indy shop's On harley sportsters the trans is interal as with the brit bikes harley big twins are independent from the engine & driven by chain /belt to make them work together good luck & let us know
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    If you can do it cheaper than baker with the same results - you'll have more work than you could handle.
    Right now baker trans are running above 4k for a 5 spd(new) and replacement parts are gold. Andrews also makes good gears too, but again the prices are high.
    I suggest checking out the compition and then make your plans.
    Always nice to see someone new jump into the biss. - Heck ! even Arlen Ness was a newbie once.:D

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