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CB550 Transmission Prob. Bummer.

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So I installed an untested CB550 engine into my bike. I hooked the clutch cable up and made the necessary adjustments. Well I can't shift. I don't think I can seperate the clutch plates any more than I am as the adjusters are maxed out. The transmission stays locked in gear even with the clutch pulled in. What's the deal. Have any of you experienced this? Am I missing something totally obvious? Thanks for any help.
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I've had clutch plates stick together after a long period of disuse, when that happens the trans stays in gear even with the clutch lever pulled to the bar. Riding around a little bit will free them up in that case. Does the transmission shift, or is it stuck in one gear? Also, does the clutch work with the engine not running?

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