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can down shifting hurt your shift forks?
LOL i meant to say tranny
 

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Down shifting? How? Like slamming through them without the clutch in? I guess I am somewhat lost?

To be a smart ash, yes it will hurt it. Once you have shifted to 6th gear you midas well sell it because its over. :thumbsup:

But seriously its fine. Pull the clutch in and push down on the lever or up on it depending on how you have your lever setup.
 

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down shifting at the dragstrip from 130+mph, i wasnt using rear brakes i was down shifting to slow the bike down, i was pulling the clutch in when shifting down.
 

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down shifting at the dragstrip from 130+mph, i wasnt using rear brakes i was down shifting to slow the bike down, i was pulling the clutch in when shifting down.
If you were just downshifting to slow the bike down and used the clutch then you should be fine, the 10's have a pretty damn good slipper clutch just for that very reason, and so the rear doesn't lock up in the process either of course.
 

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If you were just downshifting to slow the bike down and used the clutch then you should be fine, the 10's have a pretty damn good slipper clutch just for that very reason, and so the rear doesn't lock up in the process either of course.
I just put a new shift fork in tranny but now its jumping again in 2nd gear, the only thing i done sense the new shift fork was downshifting when racing, looks like i will be pulling the motor again DAMN.
Im going to check the shift drum when i open it up again
 

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Have you put in upgraded shift shafts yet? Its cheap insurance. Its likely they are bent and this is what is causing the issue. I think brock sells them. They will deflect and then come back tp strait whereas the stock ones will deflect and stay. I know you drag your bike alot as well. Have you investing into a good cut trans as well? The shift forks in the 10 are pretty good stock its the shafts that tend to become the issue
 

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Have you put in upgraded shift shafts yet? Its cheap insurance. Its likely they are bent and this is what is causing the issue. I think brock sells them. They will deflect and then come back tp strait whereas the stock ones will deflect and stay. I know you drag your bike alot as well. Have you investing into a good cut trans as well? The shift forks in the 10 are pretty good stock its the shafts that tend to become the issue
I did replace the top shift shaft when i replace the shift fork, when i open it back up im going to get the tranny back cut, and i think im going to replace the shift-drum to be on the safe side.
 
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