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Baker Trans fix for noisey 5th gear in 07's

I have read where Baker has come out with a "fix" for the noisey whine in 5th gear that occurs on all 07 models with the 6-speed trans. Basicly they are removing the straight splined gear and replacing it with a heli cut one. Not sure why HD didn't do this from the beginning, as all the other gears (except 1st) are heli splined.

To be honest this is not an issue for me. I have put over 2000 miles on my 07 Heritage and the "noise" doesn't bother me at all.

If you are interested in looking into the Baker fix, here are the facts:


Offers: (claimed by Baker)

No 5th gear whine

Reduces drivetrain lash in 5th gear

12 pt. ARP Fasteners

Billet Aluminum bearing door- Chromed

Quiet diamond ground gears

Heavey duty bearings

No whimpy snap rings

Direct bolt in assembly

Recal box- included.

Available for 2006 Dyna and all 2007 HD Models with 6-Speed.

Includes Baker 2 year warranty.


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If this "whine" is a problem for you, you may want t o check this out.