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My buddy has an 89' 883 converted to a 1200. He wants to know if he can also convert the transmission to a 5 speed. Is anyone aware if this is possible? Thanks in advance for any information. :Dennis
 

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I looked in most of my catalogs and didn't see anything that would work in an '89. Looks like they went to a 5 speed in '91. Baker make a 6 speed that will drop in (with slight modifications to the case) for '94 and up. I have even looked for an lower 4th gear ratio (like overdrive) gear and had no success. Sorry.

Anybody else know??
 

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Thanks for looking. I appreciate it. The guy's a good wrench but has never gotten an answer to this question. I was hoping someone here may have done it and could steer me in the right direction.Thanks again, :Dennis
 

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Nope. Can't be done. Major changes were made to remove the alternator from behind the clutch hub forward behind the main drive sprocket. It was at this time that they also went to a 5 speed. Sorry. Almost everyone I know who has a 4 spd would love to have an extra gear...
 
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