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I have been looking for a folding shift lever for my street scrambler, mostly to prevent transmission damage if I drop it off road. I found an older post where a bunch of guys were discussing that the Honda crf450 levers may work, but I just noticed the new 1200 scrambler actually has a folding shifter. Does anyone know how to get the part number for this and if there’s any reason this wouldn’t fit on the street scrambler?

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The only thing I've been able to find is this - https://www.worldoftriumph.com/partscatalog/catalog/listing/catalog/triumphmc/modelid/223017/block/100096671-0-2/
and from the look of it, it'd mean buying all the parts (31 - 37 for around $170) and assembling it yourself. Might have more joy just ringing a decent dealer and asking if they can supply a complete one. Can't help as to whether it would fit though
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Bob

Bikebandit also has the parts - https://www.bikebandit.com/oem-parts/2019-triumph-scrambler-1200-xe/o/m164642#sch1160447
 

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The folding tip of the lever isn’t going to offer full protection. There’s a discussion somewhere on here, which I’m unable to find immediately, about fitting a spacer (even washers can do it) around the shifter shaft between the lever and engine case. This will help stop the shaft being pushed in if there’s lateral pressure on any part of the lever or shaft itself.
 

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If you're only reason is to protect from possible gear change shaft damage then it's a waste of time.
The folding tip on the lever will only save the tip from snapping off or possibly the lever from bending back, the damage inside the gear change mechanism is from an impact on the end of the shaft not on the end of the lever which will just bend anyway.
If you're taking it off road and expecting to drop it it then you probably better with some sort of side crash bars.
I would guess something like this would keep the bike far enough off the ground to prevent any direct impact on the gear change shaft.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Triumph-Street-Scrambler-Engine-Bars-Graphite-Genuine-Triumph-Parts/163440376423?epid=26025178939&hash=item260dce3a67:g:oBIAAOSwl1FcGk6I

Probably not much more expensive than buying a scrambler 1200 gear lever.
 

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The folding tip of the lever isn’t going to offer full protection. There’s a discussion somewhere on here, which I’m unable to find immediately, about fitting a spacer (even washers can do it) around the shifter shaft between the lever and engine case. This will help stop the shaft being pushed in if there’s lateral pressure on any part of the lever or shaft itself.
Could this be it ?


https://www.triumphrat.net/water-cooled-twins-technical-talk/946324-street-twin-lost-downshifting-bent-internal-shift-mechanism-diy-walk-through.html
 

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I was looking at the triumph dresser bars for the street scrambler, but they really don’t look like they project out far enough to protect the shifter. That’s my main issue with protective bars, I did like the idea of the engine bars with the scrambler 1200 shift lever, though. But the washer method is probably the answer.
 

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The dresser bars perhaps won’t save your shift or brake pedals but they do a very good job of protecting the engine cases. I’ve seen Scramblers go down and the only damage has been scrapes on the bars and the odd lever. The washer method at least is something you can do straight away for virtually no cost, buys you time while you look at other options and can stay there whatever else you do.
 
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