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Originally Posted by JimMoore View Post
Sorry to hear that, man. Sounds like you have an input shaft spline failure. It's a huge systemic problem with the six-speed oilhead transmission. (Note: Someone will pipe up in a few minutes claiming it's overblown and actually quite rare, despite the literally dozens of occurrences on this tiny corner of the internet. It's NOT overblown and it's actually quite common.) If you repair the transmission it will happen again in another 46K miles. Your best bet if you want to repair it is to buy a known-good used transmission and a clutch disk with an extended hub. You can probably fix it for $600-$700 worth of parts. It takes some tools and a bit of mechanical skill, but it's not unpossible.

Where in FL?
Im in Stuart, FL (30 min from West Palm Beach)
I found a good used transmission for $500. But dont have the time or desire to try and swap the trannys. Its a shame because the bike ran perfect.
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