GMA-FC-100 or 200 Retro Fit Kit in -B (Black) -C (Chrome) or -P (Polished)This kit will convert your Pre-2015 GMA-FC-100 or 200 Forward control foot shift shaft assembly into the new splined shift shaft design. Eliminating the old "D" shift shaft, cam & shifter arm. "Read all instructions before you begin the Retro Fit Kit installation procedures.
First you will need
to have a drill or drill press, A 13/16" or .8125 drill bit, Red &
Blue Thread Locker of some sort, Assembly lube of some kind, An Arbor press and
your basic hand tools.
1. Support motorcycle on Safe and Secure jack or stand, Secure
and Safe enough for you to remove the left side forward control assembly and
2. Remove shifter linkage from shift arm,
3. Remove kick stand assembly, and left front foot peg, and
safely set aside.
4. Remove left side of GMA-FC-100 forward control assembly from left side of
motorcycle for disassembly, Or you may choose to do most of the following
disassembly while left side of forward control is still mounted to motorcycle.
5. Remove the foot shift arm beauty cap "unscrews"
standard thread, from foot shifter lever, and safely set aside.
6. Remove the (3) Allen screws "SHCS" and the foot
shift lever, and safely set aside.
7. Loosen the (2) set screws, (1) from the shifter cam and
(1) from the shifter arm.
8. Remove the shift arm and shift cam along with both thrust
washers, Remove the "D" shift shaft from forward control mounting
plate, You will not reuse D pin. Remove mounting plate at this time, If still
mounted to motorcycle frame.
9. Carefully press out the shift shaft bushing from the
forward control mounting plate, You will not reuse bushing.
10. With an 13/16" /.8125 drill bit and drill press or
drill enlarge current bushing hole to accept new shift shaft bushing, Measure
supplied bushing and drill bit to verify that the drill will not drill too
large of a hole, Deburr hole after drilling.
11. Press new supplied bushing into newly enlarged hole, You
may use red or green thread locker to retain bushing if bushing fits loosely in
12. Apply red thread locker to splines in new shift cam and on the longer side of new splined shift
shaft, and insert the long splined side of new shift shaft into new counter
bored side of splined shift cam leaving approximately 1/16" gap from being
flush "Recessed 1/16" from the drilled and taped face of new shift
shaft cam. You made need to use an Arbor press to press splined shaft into new
splined shift cam.
13. Remount shift side forward control mounting plate to the
motorcycle, using red thread locker for mounting bolts to frame and torque to
spec. 25-30 FT.LBS.
14. Apply a light coat of assembly lube to the I.D. of new
bushing, thrust washer and thrust washer counter bore in new shift shaft cam,
and insert assembly into the new bushing in the forward control mounting plate.
15. Apply a thin coat of assembly lube to the second thrust
washer, and counter bore of shift arm.
16. Reinstall front foot peg assembly.
17. Apply a blue thread locker to the shift arm pinch bolt
and insert into shift arm, Index foot shift lever to desired height and install
shift arm onto open end of splined shift shaft, with thrust washer facing in
towards the mounting plate, Raise shift
linkage to verify foot shifter height and shift linkage connection, Readjust
shift arm on splines as needed to foot shifter desired height, Pinch or clamp
shift cam and shift arm to desired tension for ease of foot shifter movement,
"small speed clamp works fine for this". Verify that bushings are
still seated in counter bores.
18. Torque pinch bolt spec. 16-20 FT.LBS.
19. Reinstall kickstand assembly and spring, Torque to spec.
for your kickstand hardware
20. Verify that all work is correct and complete, And has
been tightened to correct torque specifications.
21. Lower motorcycle onto ground and test shifter height is
correct for your riding comfort, Recheck all work, Let the thread locker cure
as per thread locker manufacturers time limits, Usually 24 hours, Before you
ride motorcycle. For Later versions GMA-FC-RFK, BDL does not supply, or do you
use 3/8"-16 set screw in shift cam.