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1990 Yamaha Big Bear 350 4X4 Shifting Linkage


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Well, I’m completely stumped! I’ve been rebuilding a 1990 Big Bear 350 4X4 and finally got reverse to work. Here’s the strange thing, the shifting pattern is all wrong. Reverse is with the lever all the way forward and the forward position is down. What’s the issue? What linkage is backwards? Your help is greatly appreciated!

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That top photo the cable looks like it has a bit of a sharp bend in it.. Perhaps it gets realigned and attaches to the shift lever differently. The bottom lever looks like it has to be that way or it will hit the case huh ?

I don't know anything about yamahas.. they aren't so popular around here..  Markin looks in from here time to time, but if you post in the yamaha specific thread you might catch him easier..

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