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    Kick-Starter REMOVAL - donor bike still fine to e-start only?

    Have two running TW's. Can I pull my kick starter off my old TW, and install into newer bike and just plug hole in void/side with plug used in newer cover WITHOUT Causing any issues with old bike? Will I be able to make this swap and still use the old bike with just the electric start only? No issues? I want my newer bike to have the kick out of the two.

    Any advise/warnings on the process. I am guessing a side gasket, oil and new kick shaft seal are my only parts needed... correct? Or corrections?
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    Hello T-Dub-Luv and welcome to the forum!

    The answers to all of your questions are Yes, Yes, Yes, Yes, Yes . . . . . .

    PM me with your email address and I will send you some instructions for removing/replacing a kickstarter.

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    Welcome aboard and hopefully smooth sailing with the kicker swap!
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    Welcome. Post lots of pics. Cheers and hope your project goes smooth.
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    Welcome aboard, knowing Brian the info he sends you will have the info that you need, but if you run into any issues or questions we are here. Good luck.
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