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My 2006 Road King toe shifter is stripped. How do I replace the post that the heel / toe shifter levers attach to? Is it difficult for an average, mechanically inclined guy? I'm trying to save some cash. How much does the replacement part cost? Thanks brothers!

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  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    the entire shifters have moved.the toe shifter has dropped and the heel has raised.however the are not loose at the adjustments for each one



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If that's where your shifter is stripped, you're lucky. Usually, they strip back where the shifter rod connects to the shifter pawl shaft.

To replace the shaft at the shifter lever, just take the floor board off and the bolts that hold the shifter bracket on. Slide the bracket off the shaft and take the shifter rod off the shaft. No problem.

Good Luck

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