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I need a longer shift lever (1985 XL250R)

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I just picked up a new set of THOR 'Ratchet boot' and are size 12.

 

My shift lever is WAY to small for me to upshift my bike. Trying to look for a longer shift lever. I did a search and did not come up with much (remember I am in Canada and shipping is a pain)

 

I looked into a couple companies but am looking for specs on the overall lenght and tooth count for the shaft...

 

TIA

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First try raising the lever up one spline.  If that doesn't work for you, take it to a good welder and add a piece to make it longer.  

 

Some aftermarket levers are not any longer and harder material which causes the shift shaft to break in a wreck.  The stock lever is soft steel and designed to bend in a crash.

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I will give that a go. I only get out a couple times a year on my bike around this time of year. It was a pain shifting... Heck I even used my heal to kick it into the next gear... lol.

 

I did not have my old boots that worked ok with me or I would of worn them...

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