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Old 04-05-2011, 10:56 PM
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Hey guys,

I'm new here and recently purchased the bike above. Not knowing it when I bought it, it has a bad transmission. I am aware of the transmission problems with these bikes. I took mine to an expert mechanic and he said I would be better off replacing the motor.

My question is will a '98 or newer motor fit my 97? I know they made this motor for the 96-97 years only and changed it for 98, most likely because of the issues with the transmission.

Any suggestions would be a big help.

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Old 04-06-2011, 01:13 AM
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wow, not sure. What did your expert mechanic say about the motor swap? Good luck on the research. Welcome to KF
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