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How a motorcycle gearbox works

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    Eddieb
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    • Town/City: Tauranga
    • Bike: Suzuki DR650 ADV, BMW R100GS
    • Rank: Round the World Adventure Globetrotter

    While I do a lot of mechanical work on my bike, up to installing a high compression piston, gearboxes have always been a bit of black magic and voodoo to me.

    This video has a pretty good animation of how a motorcycle gearbox works

    #33232
    Brainflex
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    • Bike: CT110, Husky TE 250, DRZ250, CB500X
    • Rank: 1200cc Rider

    If you can do cam timing, then working on the gearbox is easier. It’s like anything else, take pics as you go n have youtube handy! lol

    #33274
    Eddieb
    Keymaster
    • Town/City: Tauranga
    • Bike: Suzuki DR650 ADV, BMW R100GS
    • Rank: Round the World Adventure Globetrotter

    From the same people, here’s how a motorcycle clutch works.

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