Author Topic: FT500 shifter shaft oil seal  (Read 1186 times)

goldenpony

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FT500 shifter shaft oil seal
« on: September 22, 2016, 05:50:38 PM »
Anybody changed the oil seal on the shifter shaft on an FT 500 Ascot?
1982 FT 500 Ascot
2006 Suzuki C50 Boulevard

goldenpony

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Re: FT500 shifter shaft oil seal
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2016, 01:13:00 PM »
Really? Nobody has ever changed this seal?
1982 FT 500 Ascot
2006 Suzuki C50 Boulevard

J6G1Z

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Re: FT500 shifter shaft oil seal
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2016, 03:22:28 PM »
I have not.

You might want to consult your service manual & see what information it has to offer.

Good luck
J.

twerth

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Re: FT500 shifter shaft oil seal
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2016, 12:22:54 PM »
I recently did it on a VT. Piece of cake. Is yours giving you trouble?
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2006 Ducati ST3s
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goldenpony

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Re: FT500 shifter shaft oil seal
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2016, 08:23:11 AM »
Yes, mine is dripping oil
1982 FT 500 Ascot
2006 Suzuki C50 Boulevard

motocollab

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Re: FT500 shifter shaft oil seal
« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2017, 11:43:27 AM »
My oil deal shifter is leaking oil too. Do you know where to find one? Do you know what the measurements are?

murdo

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Re: FT500 shifter shaft oil seal
« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2017, 11:16:14 PM »
To replace the seal I remove the lever bits and screw two small self threading/plaster board/wood screws into the seal and grip with two sets of pliers and gently pull the old seal out. Check the shaft is smooth and tap the new seal in with a pipe with a diameter slightly smaller than the seal outside diameter.