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Non-trap door trans swap

Post Thu Mar 31, 2022 7:12 pm

Posts: 333
Location: north central Ma.
Long time no post.
Sorry about that. Past 7 or so years I've not been riding my 52K but once or twice a year.
I've been trying to sell it and hauled it down to Daytona and put about 800 miles on it.
Now I seem to have a tooth or two missing in 1st gear.
As I recall the 54 and up trans will fit in the early cases.
Is my memory correct?
What else needs to be changed to do the swap?
I see many trans for sale saying model K / Ironhead, is that correct?

Thanks for the help guys.
Tony
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Post Fri Apr 01, 2022 12:18 am

Posts: 1457
Location: Ojo Caliente,NM,USA
Ifn memory serves the tranny in early Iron heads that released the clutch the same way as a K will work. Once they moved the clutch release to the other side the mainshaft wont work.
Dusty


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