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Improved Shift Linkage Kits (Read Last Post)
« on: May 11, 2011, 08:26:05 pm »
Here is a replacement shift linkage kit for the ZG1000 all years that ABSOLUTELY will improve how your Concours shifts no matter how new, old or mileage. This kit requires that you do some minor drilling to remove the old joints from the levers. Linkage parts are large beefy units that will remove the slop and make your shifting a night and day difference.

95.00 for the kit as shown with shims. Price includes shipping via USPM-PM if in Canada please or just about anywhere else in the world please add an extra 20.00 to extra to cover increased shipping and hassles...

You can reach me best via email at tonypcro @ gmail . com (remove extra spaces)
« Last Edit: July 06, 2017, 09:06:22 am by T Cro ® »
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Re: Improved Shift Linkage Kits for the ZG1000 by T Cro ®
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2011, 07:58:46 am »
I've got a workbench full of kits that are ready to set sail to a new harbor.....

Don't be shy belly up to the bar and order a shot!

I'd really like to buy a new chrome plated 45 so help me finance a new gun will ya please?
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Re: Improved Shift Linkage Kits for the ZG1000 by T Cro ®
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2011, 03:25:33 pm »
  Okay, I'll bite.  How much machining is required to get the basic kit functioning?  I have normal power and hand tools.  Drill press, angle grinder, bench grinder, files, etc.  Anything needed over and above that and how much time does it normally take for a reasonably mechanically inclined person to do the job?

  The linkage looks rock solid so I'm guessing if there's a missed shift, I would have nothing to blame it on but myself?   ;)
'05 Concours, SISF's 2 min jet mod and exhaust cam sprocket, snarf's block off plates, risers, SS lines, fork brace, T-Cro's stick coils & shift linkage, ZZR1200 rear shock, MS rear wheel.

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Re: Improved Shift Linkage Kits for the ZG1000 by T Cro ®
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2011, 07:54:36 pm »
  Okay, I'll bite.  How much machining is required to get the basic kit functioning?  I have normal power and hand tools.  Drill press, angle grinder, bench grinder, files, etc.  Anything needed over and above that and how much time does it normally take for a reasonably mechanically inclined person to do the job?

  The linkage looks rock solid so I'm guessing if there's a missed shift, I would have nothing to blame it on but myself?   ;)

With the above listed tools you should be golden in under 1.5 hour start to finish including the remove of the left lower cowling to gain better accessibility to the shifter.

As to the latter question you would be correct.... Thing is with the kit properly installed (nearly fool proof) there will be such an improvement over even a fairly new shifter that's in good shape that there will be NO MISSED SHIFTS.....

Will be money well spent I assure you.....
Tony P. Crochet
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Re: Improved Shift Linkage Kits for the ZG1000 by T Cro ®
« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2011, 10:35:26 pm »
With the above listed tools you should be golden in under 1.5 hour start to finish including the remove of the left lower cowling to gain better accessibility to the shifter.

As to the latter question you would be correct.... Thing is with the kit properly installed (nearly fool proof) there will be such an improvement over even a fairly new shifter that's in good shape that there will be NO MISSED SHIFTS.....

Will be money well spent I assure you.....
     With the OEM shift linkage I was missing 2nd often. Thought I had tranny problems. With Tony's shift linkage I haven't missed a single shift in 4000 miles!! :thumbs:
'94 Concours 112,000 miles-- 7th gear,2MM,KB fork brace,Over flowtubes,Stick coils,Tcro shifter,GPS,Torque cams,SPOOKFAK,block off plates, SS brake & clutch lines,KB risers, FENDA EXTENDA, emulators,etc

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Re: Improved Shift Linkage Kits for the ZG1000 by T Cro ®
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2011, 12:21:12 pm »
How does this get along with Murph's knee-saver footpeg? (Being lower and maybe a little back from the stock position. )

The distance to the stock shifter is different with Murph's mod and I have to kinda lift my foot to shift-- to up-shift anyway, not so much with down shifting because you use the bottom of yer foot. 

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Re: Improved Shift Linkage Kits for the ZG1000 by T Cro ®
« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2011, 03:33:46 pm »
How does this get along with Murph's knee-saver footpeg? (Being lower and maybe a little back from the stock position. )

The distance to the stock shifter is different with Murph's mod and I have to kinda lift my foot to shift-- to up-shift anyway, not so much with down shifting because you use the bottom of yer foot. 

TIA, Steve

This kit does not change the shifter distance or relationship to the peg in any way other than it allows more adjustment in the linkage length due to design this in turn should allow more up & down height adjustment.
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Re: Improved Shift Linkage Kits for the ZG1000 by T Cro ®
« Reply #7 on: June 25, 2011, 06:42:37 pm »
My husband rides a 1988 Concours daily and a friend of his met you while he was traveling in the western states.  Just this week his Shift Linkage broke (my husband's) we are interested in your part, please send information to us about purchasing your Kit.    Thanks

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Re: Improved Shift Linkage Kits for the ZG1000 by T Cro ®
« Reply #8 on: June 25, 2011, 08:50:40 pm »
Email sent.......
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Re: Improved Shift Linkage Kits for the ZG1000 by T Cro ®
« Reply #9 on: July 25, 2011, 03:44:45 am »
Another testimonial. I was missing upshifts(usually 1-2, sometimes 2-3). Saw very little slop in my original linkage and would have bet I had tranny issues. Replaced linkage w/Tony's setup and she works great! Thanks for a great product! Great service, too!
Mike

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Re: Improved Shift Linkage Kits for the ZG1000 by T Cro ®
« Reply #10 on: August 16, 2011, 09:32:13 pm »
T Cro, the check is in the mail......... ;D

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Re: Improved Shift Linkage Kits for the ZG1000 by T Cro ®
« Reply #11 on: August 18, 2011, 04:37:24 am »
T Cro, the check is in the mail......... ;D

And soon so shall your parts!  :)
Tony P. Crochet
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Re: Improved Shift Linkage Kits for the ZG1000 by T Cro ®
« Reply #12 on: November 04, 2011, 08:14:44 pm »
Tony

Money sent by payPal looking forward to trying out your shift linkage

Leo

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Re: Improved Shift Linkage Kits for the ZG1000 by T Cro ®
« Reply #13 on: November 05, 2011, 07:22:06 am »
Tony

Money sent by payPal looking forward to trying out your shift linkage

Leo

Payment received.... Will ship out Monday the 7th and you should expect it down under in about 10 days..... Thank you!


NOTE: To all interested buyers I am currently out of the Full/Complete Shift Linkage Kits till sometime after Turkey Day; but I do have Basic Linkage only kits in stock and ready to ship at your desire....
Tony P. Crochet
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Re: Improved Shift Linkage Kits for the ZG1000 by T Cro ®
« Reply #14 on: December 16, 2011, 09:16:55 pm »
Would you sell me a basic kit that the center hex thing is 1/2" longer than stock?  I've converted to race shift and kind of moved things around. 
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