SHIFTER LINKAGE
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GENERAL
Kit Number
Models
Table 1. Model Usage
Fitment
(see Table 3)
Models
A
1986 and later FL Touring models.
1986 and later Softail models except:
  • 1997-1999 FLSTS models.
  • Models equipped with Extended Reach Forward Controls.
  • Models with Softail Dual Exhaust, Part Number 65281-96.
B
  • 1993-2005 FXDWG models.
  • Dyna models equipped with Forward Control Kit (Part Number 49080-03).
Kit Contents
See Figure 1 for a list of kit contents.
INSTALLATION
Table 2. Lever Style by Model and Year
Year
Model
Lever Style
Straight
Offset
1998 and earlier
All Dyna, Touring, Softail
X
1999
All Dyna, all Touring
X
Softail except FLSTS
X
FLSTS models
X
2000
All Dyna, all Touring
X
Softail except FXSTD, FLSTF, FLSTS
X
FXSTD, FLSTF, FLSTS
X
2001 and later
All Dyna, Touring, Softail
X
NOTE
All numbers referenced in steps that follow refer to Figure 1 and Table 4.
1.
Remove the existing shifter rod.
2.
Adjust the new shifter rod to match the length of the shifter rod just removed by loosening the locknuts (3), adjusting the length of the rod, then re-tightening the locknuts. Tighten.
Torque: 27–32 N·m (20–24 ft-lbs) hex locknut
3.
With STRAIGHT rear shifter rod lever: Discard the spacer (7). Place the cover (1) over the shifter rod lever. With OFFSET rear shifter rod lever: Place the spacer (7) and cover (1) over the shifter rod lever.
4.
Apply threadlocker to the threads of one of the cap screws (5), and thread the screw through the rear of the shifter rod and into the shifter rod lever. Secure screw (5). Tighten.
Torque: 18–22 N·m (13–16 ft-lbs) hex head cap screw
LOCTITE 243 MEDIUM STRENGTH THREADLOCKER AND SEALANT (BLUE) (99642-97)
5.
On 1999 and later FLHT, FLHR, and FXDWG models, place the rod end on the outside of the shifter lever, then apply threadlocker to the threads of the other cap screw (5), and attach the front of the shifter rod (6) to the shifter lever with the screw (5) and acorn nut (4) in the order shown in Figure 1 (acorn nut facing out). Secure acorn nut (4). Tighten.
Torque: 18–22 N·m (13–16 ft-lbs) hex acorn nut
LOCTITE 243 MEDIUM STRENGTH THREADLOCKER AND SEALANT (BLUE) (99642-97)
6.
On all models except 1999 and later FLHT, FLHR, and FXDWG, place the rod end on the inside of the shifter lever, then apply threadlocker to the threads of the other cap screw (5), and attach the front of the shifter rod (6) to the shifter lever with the screw (5) and acorn nut (4) as shown. Secure acorn nut (4). Tighten.
Torque: 18–22 N·m (13–16 ft-lbs) hex acorn nut
LOCTITE 243 MEDIUM STRENGTH THREADLOCKER AND SEALANT (BLUE) (99642-97)
Table 3. Kit Style and Fitment
Kit Number
Linkage Style
Model Fitment
22760-98A
Slotted
A
33761-98A
Slotted
B
33762-98A
Ball Mill
A
33763-98A
Ball Mill
B
33799-02
Scripted
B
33801-02
Scripted
A
33807-05
Buckshot
A
33814-98A
Round
A
33815-98A
Round
B
33817-98A
Twisted
A
33818-98A
Twisted
B
33819-98A
Hex
A
33820-98A
Hex
B
33821-98A
Diamond
A
33822-98A
Diamond
B
33838-02
Flame
B
33840-02
Flame
A
33844-02
Ultra
A
33845-02
Classic
A
33846-02
Road Glide
A
33851-02
Road King
A
33852-02
Softail
A
33853-02
Deuce
A
33854-02
Fat Boy
A
33855-02
Springer
A
33865-02
Dyna
B
33884-07
Smooth with Bar and Shield
A
34018-08
Slotted Black
A
34604-02
Bullet
A
34848-05
Skull
B
34850-05
Skull
A
33600259
Black
A
SERVICE PARTS
Figure 1. Service Parts: Shifter Linkage
Table 4. Service Parts Table
Items
Description (Quantity)
Part Number
1
Shifter rod lever cover (polished)
Shifter rod lever cover (black)
33890-99A
34022-08
2
Self-aligning rod end, female thread (2)
Self-aligning rod end, male thread (2)
33888-99
33899-08
3
Locknut (for female rod ends) (2)
Locknut (for male rod ends) (2)
33889-99
7326
4
Acorn nut
7904
5
Cap screw (2)
4192
6
Shifter rod
Not sold separately
7
Spacer
5826
Items not included in kits:
A
Original equipment shifter lever
B
Original equipment shifter rod lever (on transmission)
Notes:
C
Item 7 used on the following:
1999 FLSTS models
2000 FXSTD, FLSTF and FLSTS models, and all 2001 and later Dyna, Touring and Softail models
D
Note
Items included in kits are shown shaded in Figure 1.