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  1. Hey all! I've been test riding my newly rebuilt and reinstalled engine, making sure everything is good before I get back to riding for fun. The good news is that everything seems fine with the engine. I've come across something interesting with the transmission, however. Riding around at slow speeds, everything is normal. When I am going faster, I have trouble down shifting. I haven't had a problem going from 2nd to 1st, but every gear above that seems to take a second or two before engaging. After shifting, I can hear the gears turning in the gearbox. Not grinding, mind you, but I can
  2. I'm walking through my transmission fix and any hands on insight would be greatly appreciated. You may remember a post (https://www.v11lemans.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=20313). I broke the forward selector (aka. movable hose) on the lower secondary shaft and long story short, I need to do the recall service myself. I have the replacement parts in hand. So far, my best plan of attack is outlined in this thread but I don't think I have to do a complete tear down and rebuild. https://www.v11lemans.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=20021 - Firstly, can these parts be replaced without the
  3. Hi all, Long time listener, first time caller. I am trying to replace the Uni joint in my drive shaft. The manual is not very helpful as simply says to undo the high tension bolts and remove!!! Have had a really good look through the “how to” section - so hoping this hasn’t been covered before (apologies if it has). Does anyone know of a way to remove the transmission shaft from the bike without removing the swing arm? The yoke of the universal joint is too large to fit through the hole in the swing arm - so you cant pull it down far enough to clear the gearbox shaft. I also considered tak
  4. Can anyone help with this? I have a 2003 model v11 Le Mans which was first registered in 2006. It has covered 10000 miles from new and runs really well but being new to the bike I am a little worried about a noise that appears when I pull in the clutch at standstill with the engine running. It sounds like a worn thrust bearing, not quite a rumble but more of a metallic roughness. Once the bike has had a run and warmed up it is not so noticeable and of no concern when moving. The clutch feels fine in operation with no stiffness or slippage. It may be that this is all perfectly normal but bein
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