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10-26-2016 10:20 AM
klr4evr Interesting. What part of Europe are you from? Maybe you could add your location info to your Profile.
10-26-2016 09:24 AM
jmanning Thanks, I will take it off and bend it little by little until it works. I'm just hoping it doesn't break, living in Europe it takes time to receive parts.
10-25-2016 10:00 AM
DPelletier ....take it off to bend it.

10-25-2016 06:36 AM
jmanning It is a brand new shifter, I'm thinking about bending it out to see how that works. I'm still going to get another one in case that doesn't solve the problem.
10-24-2016 05:25 PM
Originally Posted by jmanning View Post
Thank you everyone for all the help. My shifter is causing a groove when I shift, its the MSR shifter. I will look into the others that were suggested.
Sounds like it may be bent. Try removing it and bending it back.
10-24-2016 11:21 AM
jmanning Thank you everyone for all the help. My shifter is causing a groove when I shift, its the MSR shifter. I will look into the others that were suggested.
10-24-2016 10:45 AM
KLR 650 Adventures Happy trails also has one at stock length.
10-24-2016 10:43 AM
DPelletier That depends; are you just wanting a better constructed shifter or do you need an extended one?

I have size 9 boots and since I use the Knightdesigns drop pegs I didn't want a longer shifter, just one that wouldn't crack. I only found two that you could get stock length so I ordered the Moose one. If I wanted extended, I would have tried the Aluminum Tusk

2 cents,
10-24-2016 09:13 AM
KLR 650 Adventures I bought a happy trails +1 inch shifter. It works on my 2016 KLR 650. Costs about $30

It was easy to install once I used W-D-40.

Size 12 shoe. The stock shifter hit me a the bottom of my toes.... The +1 shifter, hits my foot at middle of my toes.

Review for happy trails.... I like it, but it's hard to feel when you have motorcycle shoes on. Overall took me about a day to get used to, but then I liked it better the +1 better than stock. It's a little stronger than stock. Its sold on Happy Trails website. It is not on amazon.

I was told the IMS shifters on amazon are garbage.
10-24-2016 09:04 AM
jmanning Thank you for your help, I will look those up.
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