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Re: Bearinged up Shifter by Murph
« Reply #30 on: August 22, 2014, 07:51:09 am »
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IMHO, a set of bearings used in an application in which there is rotation involved would almost always be a better choice than a metal sleeve. It just seems logical ......doesnt it?

Rotation, probably.  Back and forth toggling, maybe not.  Are there seals on these bearings?  Hard to tell from the pictures.  If not, what keeps them from getting full of road grime and turning into bushings or worse?

They only problem I have shifting is when I don't pull the clutch lever all the way to the bar, especially when the bike is cold.  It seems like it needs every bit of clutch pull to disengage the clutch completely.  Yes, I've replaced the fluid and bled the system in the process.

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Re: Bearinged up Shifter by Murph
« Reply #31 on: June 03, 2016, 01:42:38 am »
Will someone please be so kind as to giving me the bearing size or number? I need to change to a bearing, as the bush is worn out.

Thanks in advance.
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Re: Bearinged up Shifter by Murph
« Reply #32 on: June 03, 2016, 06:17:33 am »
Will someone please be so kind as to giving me the bearing size or number? I need to change to a bearing, as the bush is worn out.

Thanks in advance.

And nobody likes a worn out bush.  :rotflmao:    :yikes:
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Re: Bearinged up Shifter by Murph
« Reply #33 on: June 03, 2016, 06:51:22 am »
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Re: Bearinged up Shifter by Murph
« Reply #34 on: June 03, 2016, 07:35:38 am »
And nobody likes a worn out bush.  :rotflmao:    :yikes:

I beg to differ! A worn out bush is better than no bush at all...
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Re: Bearinged up Shifter by Murph
« Reply #35 on: June 03, 2016, 10:32:21 am »
I beg to differ! A worn out bush is better than no bush at all...

Truth

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Re: Bearinged up Shifter by Murph
« Reply #36 on: June 03, 2016, 10:45:11 am »
Will someone please be so kind as to giving me the bearing size or number? I need to change to a bearing, as the bush is worn out.

Thanks in advance.
In advance as well, you're welcome.

http://forum.cog-online.org/index.php?topic=48684.msg390771#msg390771


Now on to the important stuff:

I beg to differ! A worn out bush is better than no bush at all...


OH, let me tell you, there have been times when I wish I had gone with no bush at all, instead of the shrubbery that I did go with.

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Re: Bearinged up Shifter by Murph
« Reply #37 on: June 03, 2016, 11:34:50 am »
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Re: Bearinged up Shifter by Murph
« Reply #38 on: June 03, 2016, 12:41:20 pm »
In advance as well, you're welcome.

http://forum.cog-online.org/index.php?topic=48684.msg390771#msg390771


Now on to the important stuff:

OH, let me tell you, there have been times when I wish I had gone with no bush at all, instead of the shrubbery that I did go with.



while the bearings in your link may work as replacements, I felt the need to make a comment in that particular post.... sorry, but I had to.

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Re: Bearinged up Shifter by Murph
« Reply #39 on: June 03, 2016, 11:08:03 pm »
In advance as well, you're welcome.

http://forum.cog-online.org/index.php?topic=48684.msg390771#msg390771





Thank you kindly FM.

Your comment on the post is duly noted MOB.

Found them through my local bearing supplier, at just over $10 for 5. On order, so will get them in the week. Now I can get this sorted.... :chugbeer:

I'm considering using only 3x bearings, with a small spacers ( 4mm thick X (by) the size of the inner race of the bearing) between the bearings, to prevent the bearings from effectively becoming a "bush" (As MOB said in his post).

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Re: Bearinged up Shifter by Murph
« Reply #40 on: June 04, 2016, 08:00:43 am »

Now on to the important stuff:

OH, let me tell you, there have been times when I wish I had gone with no bush at all, instead of the shrubbery that I did go with.



Well, there are a few notable exceptions to that rule...
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Re: Bearinged up Shifter by Murph
« Reply #41 on: June 04, 2016, 10:13:21 pm »
I beg to differ! A worn out bush is better than no bush at all...

Confucius say "a bird in hand worth two in bush"

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Re: Bearinged up Shifter by Murph
« Reply #42 on: June 06, 2016, 08:18:45 pm »
Really, guys?  Back on topic please.
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Re: Bearinged up Shifter by Murph
« Reply #43 on: June 06, 2016, 08:25:31 pm »
Really, guys?  Back on topic please.

We are always so easily led off track, and fooled by all the politicians.

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Re: Bearinged up Shifter by Murph
« Reply #44 on: June 07, 2016, 08:25:36 am »
I need to change to a bearing, as the bush[ing] is worn out.

You may be the first or at least in the top 5 to wear this out. Lots of miles? or pressure washer damage?
Somewhere (this forum or elsewhere) is a thread about farkle remorse. I put the plastic map light for the top of my tank bag
since I never use it because of my GPS, however I guess under the right circumstances (riding at night with a non functioning GPS)
it could come in handy (if I happen to have the correct map with me   ::) ). I never had any remorse over buying Murph's bearinged up shifter,
but I've often thought it was the most useless un-needed farkle on my bike, and I've got some silly ones.