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Well.. started off as a good second day of owning the bike, until it tipped over when putting the kickstand down on slightly bumpy pavement.
So as as result of this, very slight fairing damage, like 4 small scratches, barely noticeable A piece of my pedal next to the shift lever came off, from underneath. But it looked like just the cosmetic piece. Then the big part is the shift lever itself bent inward.. Cant undo it for the life of me, tried for a while today.. Cant even take off the lever! -_- Any tips? Any links to a website with OEM lever, I cant seem to find one...

Thanks in advanced guys!
Pretty bummed, first bike even =/

-Mike

ps. added a picture its bent in towards the frame.
 

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Maybe use some heat. If its anything liek the bar ends there is probably a LOAD of locktite in there.... Use a socket attachment if you have one, more torque.

You may wanna invest in some rear spools and faring guards xD no offence
 

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I just did the same myself. I removed the part and ordered a new one. You need the right size hex wrench. It's on there with blue Loctite so you've gotta put some power into it to get it loose. Then undo the (opposite thread) nut with a size 10 wrench so you can unscrew it from the adjustment rod(see this thread video http://www.kawasakininja300.com/for...shift-lever-adjustment-motogp-conversion.html ). The ball joint is part of the shift lever and will not come off.

I probably could bend it back enough to ride again, but I didn't want to mess something up and my tools are inadequate.
 

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Alright! Just bent it back, ended up being able to take off the lever.. put it in a vice and hammered it, no damage done to the lever aside from when it dropped. Will be ordering a new one cause the paint on it was scuffed. Don't want it to rust. Works well, shifts fine. Cant even notice it unless you see the paint =p
 

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A silver rattle can will be cheaper than the lever.. If you buy a new lever I am just guessing it wont be cheap.. You can start saving for aftermarket rear sets :)
~$50
 
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