Oil Seal on the gear shift shaft


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rubbenj
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Oil Seal on the gear shift shaft

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Hi can someone tell me how to get the gear shift shaft off i got the 10mm bolt out but can't get the shaft off to replace oil seal this is on a 1996 gw se 1500



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Yes, and note in the tutorial where they grind a bit off the lever to allow it to go on and off easier...makes a big difference.

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Thanks guys i went to the post and i got a lot out of it . thanks and yes i did use my cut off grinder on the shift shaft tomorrow will put seal in and back to together and on the road again that's way i love is site !! THANKS AGAIN

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Do you have a shifter shaft brace on it? It will help to prevent the seal from going bad again.

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Here’s the link to the shifter brace...money well spent.

https://cyclemax.com/inc/sdetail/gl1500 ... 102/200181



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