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2'nd gear clunk???

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I have an 05' ZZR600 and when I shift into 2'nd gear it clunks real hard,if I short shift quickly or drive like I'm racing a 1/4 mile it's fine,nice and quiet,but if I shift like normal easy goin driving(even at those same rpm's),it clunks hard.I never noticed this before,my bikes were older and shifted like that in all gears,for the most part.I dunno,guess it's one of those get somthing brand new and you notice every thing!?anyone have this same problem? any modifications help??
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I think it is because the gear ratio is a lot closer in the newer bikes. First and second are real close. When you are getting after it, it is perfect, but when your cruisin it seems solid like the clutch wasnt pulled all of the way in? If this is what you feel it is normal.
And dont forget you have to reach over neutral. Up and down.
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