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I rebuilt a 73 cb350 twin a while back, everything was fine as far as shifting went until yesterday. The bike will only shift into first or second, to get it to shift past that if extremely difficult and required lots of messing around with the shifter. I am thinking that maby the spring on the shifter mechanism is worn out or maby the shifting arm. Has anyone else dealt with this?

The spring I am talking about is part #16 in the shift drum and fork section http://www.sturgessonline.com/fiche...ry=Motorcycles&make=Honda&year=1973&fveh=2902
 

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Not running rearsets just a stock set-up, I would just pull the cover off myself and check except that the bike is about 6 hours away now. I am just trying to get an idea of what it could be as I will be walking the person through the repair on the phone.
 
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