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#1
hi guys,

i have searched the threads about the sometime false neutral between 5 and sixth, and the only simple "try" seems to be to adjust the shift linkage down for a more positive shift.

i really love my busa, but i am starting to get concerned about the tranny. i just turned 10500 on the clock, and am hoping to get alot more miles before i pull it apart for any serious repair/ upgrade.

is it a sensible move to find a used tranny to go through to have when, and if i need to tear down, or are the tranny issues with gen 1 busas isolated to the 2/6 shift fork? if i need to do a major revamp i am thinking another tranny to get ready, but if it is a "simple " fix i will just work on the one i have.

thanks,
david
 
#2
Adjust your linkage. The tranny should be good for 100k or more with regular oil changes. The Busa tranny needs firm shifts.
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BUBBA

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#3
I have just gone over 9000 on my '09 GenII and never had any out of the ordinary tranny problems. I never had to use 6th until yesterday just to save gas on a trip to SD.
What part of SoCal are you in?
Ride safe, and I wish you much luck on this issue.
Bubba
 

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#6
I am planning on going to the Queen Mary to see Jon Noonan. If you are game let me know.
Bubba
 

djsin

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#7
24k adjust the linkage no problems anymore your foot has to lift higher between 5-6th gears to makes the shift then it does 1-5
 
#9
I have 16.7K on my gen 1 and the last 2K have been turbo'd and never had issues with the tranny except a couple times lazy shifting missing second, I just installed the Factory pro kit and it is really great I should have done it sooner, it is not to bad around 160 and it is not a huge job either (except that one bolt is a real pain hope you have patience...LOL) I would do that and it will probably cure most all of your possible lazy shifting...LOL
 

dadofthree

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#12
Still running dino, never adjusted linkage , just kick the shid out of it. Mine missed occasionally because of me....
 
#13
ok, so i adjusted the linkage, and now my shifts are much more positive. i think that i was suffering from lazy shifting. now the reach from 5>6 is no stretch at all.

i love simple fixes!
 



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