kx450 gear shift problem

has anybody had problems getting there boot under the shifter, shifter tip seems to close to footpeg

Have you moved the shiter "Up"?

has anybody had problems getting there boot under the shifter, shifter tip seems to close to footpeg

Do a search there is alot of info on this topic! Hammerhead designs has the answer, or a set of lowboy fastway pegs also does the trick, I know I am using them and they work very well. I have know more shifter problems, the pegs are 1/2" lower and 1/2" back!

anybody had problems re routing hot start cable from clutch side to throttle ie cable to short to be routed in front of triple clamp do you need longer cable

yep i have this problem and as a resultr im always in the wrong gear:foul:

What year model you talking about?

My 06 has always been a little stubborn to shift from 2nd to 3rd, if accelerating hard over rough ground. My workaround solution is that I do not use the clutch when up-shifting. I still briefly roll off the throttle, but leave the clutch lever alone. No idea why, but it pops up a gear much easier, and feels very positive.

I had the Hammerhead +15mm. Wear size 12-13 depending on brand. It worked great but I broke it off. Cost too much to buy another one so I'm gonna try and transplant the Hammerhead tip to another cheaper shifter. I would recommend it for big feet. Perhaps +20mm would be better. I got the +15 with the lowboy pegs and I probably could use a little more room but it worked for awhile.

I'm using a MSR steel (folding tip) shifter for an '04 KX250F. The shifter is about 1 inch longer. I raced with it today and the shifting was excellent. I wear size 11 Tech 10s. The shifter was 30 bucks and it would be very easy to cut and weld if you wanted it shorter.

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