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5 speed Maxi - 3rd gear gone

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Hi all, just came back from taking the Elite on a run and lost 3rd gear - hobbled home in 1,2 & 4th gears.

Has anyone else lost 3rd gear in their Maxi based box?

If so, was it just a sync (baulk) ring required for repair, or more, such as 3/4 hub and sleeve or (heaven forbid) worse still ie. gear clusters and shafts etc?

Any experiences would be helpful.

Cheers,

Andrew

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Update.

3rd year teeth sheared off.

Many options.

LotusBits s/hand box: £200. LotusBits partially reconditioned box £450. Air Freight to Aust. £180

Or source individual components and rebuild accodingly.

Decisions, decisions.

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have got box in shed,in edinburgh,nearly new lay shaft,and other good spares,if thats handyier for you

sorry forgive me just noticed your address

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