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  1. TENsVic

    TENsVic Member

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    just did the1/4 off of both sides on my shift linkage, worked like a charm. now I don't have to streach out to shift.
     
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    I've been tempted to do just that. To move the shifter to the rear position from the factory setting in the middle. I moved the brake assembly back to the rear setting and it's great for me. I was unsure of how much to lop off each end of the shifter rod. The local Vic shop guy suggested 1/2" each end but I've always thought it was too much. I'll have to try the 1/4" rule and see how it turns out. Just need the shifter rubber a bit above the toe of my boot. *** And to remember to keep a nut on the threads so it will straighted them removing it after cutting.
     
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    1stVictory, if I did it again I would cut 3/8 off of both sides. Cutting it like I did, the linkagejust aboutbottomed out, I had probally3/4 of a turn on both sides in the lock nut, hardly any adjustment. If you cut a little more you would have a little more adjustment. My shift looks high to me but its only about a 3/4above my foot which is perfect for me. When I did the adjustment I did it in the middle hole. dropped the gear shift all the way down then moved it to the rear hole and it was perfect for me. hope this helps
     
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    the linkage that comes out of the primary and points down and the linkage rod bolts to it. Pull it off rotate it. Now readjust your linkage rod .
    Now cutting nessary.
     
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    Vision_nut is correct, if you don't want to cut you could always turn the linkage on the spline
     

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