The rare oppertunity presents itself , to work on a classic collectors item.
Yes, special in that this chopper is the only one in Australia and was built for a very special occasion.
Click on the image below and read a brief history of this remarkable motor-cycle.
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The long and impressive grenade gear change lever no longer changes the Jims six speed transmission.
Clutch cover housings and engine covers removed so that the transmission can be removed.
Once the transmission was opened we found the selector arm had come adrift.
Close up of the failed selector shaft and arm. Note the weld has broken, most probably the weight of the grenade on the gear shift lever.
Sadly the transmission had to be stripped completely to remove the failed part.
Focused on the job, Nathan assembles the Jims transmission after replacement parts are sourced.
The selector shaft had to be repaired in our engineering shop.
After the chopper transmission was repaired we fitted it back in the Exile Chopper.
It was a thrill to fire up the motorcycle and go for a ride.
Even better to see another job well done!
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