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I have just refurbished a 1976 Bmw R600/6 which has been stored for over 20 years. Once i got it running i found i could only select 3 gears i believe the missing ones are 1st and 5th. Is this a common problem with these machines and what should i do to remedy it? yours Shane Hill

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Hey shane my recommendation is to replace the gears 1st and 5th and not to my knowledge is that a common problem to break gears like that you have to shift hard with out clutch ( power shifting )

good luck.

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