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G/Box Again...

Well what a surprise. After three days of riding, on the last of which was about 80kms of dirt tracks with a sprinkling of snow the #%^*&$ bike is jumping out of second gear. Any sugestions as to what has happenned now appreciated, is it stripped? or have I bent a selector, all other gears select and work fine under load. The Parody de Dakar strikes again. Thinking of starting a book with odds on whats wrong.....being a BMW is not an allowable answer.
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Oh well...........looks like you will be taking the car to Ulmarra next week.

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Well you could just use it as a 4 speed gear box.

As for what is wrong - you'll only find tht out when it is open. So do it.

Oh, and you could fly to Grafton (or Lismore) and hire a car. That would save some time.
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Hi John I wont be making it to Ulmurra this year it seems. Will you be there Frank? I havent opened the box yet.

Have fun, I hear its warm and the s are cold.

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alec,
try to get some KERNITE oil for your gearbox, once it's repaired : the bearings etc ... love it (we all put some here), it does make a difference, smooth gearbox ... blablabla.
the other day, i saw a beautiful black moto guzzi quota 1100es.
marc has still his proto.

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also some people say that you can put some "graphite powder" in the gearbox, it makes it smoother, the bearings etc ... love it. anyone heard / tried this ?
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or don t bother and buy this :-)
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