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F6R: Factory 6-Speed Reverse

Your metro sexual neighbor with the Honda cruiser creeps back into his garage by energizing a 2 HP electric motor. You back out of your garage by putting your bike in reverse and creeping out with the power of your proud American V-twin. Electric motors are for toys. New for this year we proudly introduce the F6R reverse kit for the 2009-Later factory Cruise Drive 6-speeds. Kit includes the door, side cover, countershaft, reverse gears and shift system, safety solenoid and related hardware.The F6R kit adds a reverse gear to any existing 2006-later factory big twin 6 speed. The system is unlike any other on the market – it works off the stock shift lever. With a simple flip of the handlebar or dash mounted safety toggle switch and a kick of the shift lever you’re in reverse. It’s that simple. No reaching near hot pipes to put your bike in reverse by hand. With the BAKER reverse system you’ll be able to safely shift from 1st to reverse and back with no risk of engaging both gears at once. You’ll also find it’s much easier to find neutral than on a stock bike. Our reverse gears are fully heat treated, with diamond ground tooth profiles and cut from gear grade 8620 steel. Our gear ratios were chosen to make it easy for you to maneuver your bike in reverse. The overall 4.98:1 gear ratio in reverse is essentially a creeper gear, which is 45% shorter than the stock 3.34:1 first gear.

  • Adds a reverse gear to the stock Cruise Drive 6-speed Transmission
  • Full complement of parts and detailed instructions included for an easy installation
  • Reverse is designed as a creeper gear for the safest operation possible
  • Reverse selection controlled by foot shift lever. Shift into reverse like any other gear. (R-1-N-2-3-4-5-6 Shift Pattern) Electronic reverse safety lock out solenoid is energized with the handlebar or inner fairing mounted momentary toggle switch
  • Redundant spring system on the safety lever assembly make it is the safest reverse system on the market today
  • Included shift drum improves shift quality and the ability to find neutral, every time
  • True ‘plug & play’ wiring harness. No using the starter motor for reverse maneuvers either
  • Backed by a 2 year limited warranty

Benefits

  • Strong, true reverse transmission
  • No case modifications required for reverse gearset installation
  • No reaching near hot pipes or auxiliary levers to work
  • No ‘accidentally’ shifting into reverse due to the safety lever mechanism that locks out reverse when the solenoid is not energized 
  • Any existing 2006-later factory Big Twin 6-speed

 

Actuator:

  • 2007-08 Touring Model Exhaust Installation Notes: The stock exhaust will clear the F6R front facing solenoid side cover and solenoid. An exhaust that follows the path of stock exhaust or true duals where the rear pipe travels directly to the left side of the motorcycle over the top of the transmission will work. Two-into-one  style pipes where the rear head pipe goes down the front of the stock transmission side cover require the use of the rear facing solenoid side cover.
  • 2009-Later Touring Model Exhaust Installation Notes: The stock exhaust two-into-one-into-two design requires the use of the rear facing solenoid side covers.

2013 Big Twin Hydraulic Clutch Kit:

  • Customers installing a BAKER F6R on Screaming Eagle bikes with factory installed hydraulic side covers will need to purchase the 2013 hydraulic clutch kit. This kit includes one center push rod (PN 37090-98A), one screw adjuster (PN 37092-06), one release plate (PN 37903-90), one internal retaining ring (PN 37909-90) , and one jam nut (PN 7848W). These parts retro-fit the clutch rod and adjustment to a mechanical ball and ramp. The side cover is set-up to work with the BAKER 1.5” piston and push rod in the F6R side cover. For further questions, please contact us through the website chat, email us at info@bakerdrivetrain.com, or call us Monday-Friday 8AM-7PM EST/EDT and Saturday 10AM-3PM EST/EDT at 517-339-3835.

      • 4.98:1 ratio reverse gear in the F6R gearset, which is 45% shorter than the stock 1st gear ( 3.34:1). Making it essentially a creeper gear
      • Reverse gears and dogs made of 8620 gear steel, fully case hardened to 58-62 Rockwell C. Ground tooth profiles with diamond coating tooling
      • Billet (6061-T6) Aluminum bearing door and side covers. Available in polished or chrome finishes
      • Pre heat treated 4140 billet steel shift fork (28-32 Rockwell C) rides on a case hardened, ground finish fork rod
      • Hydraulic side cover (1.5″ Piston) works with stock and aftermarket 11/16″ bore hydraulic clutch lever assemblies
      • All included bolts are polished stainless steel
      • Included shift drum is machined from 12L14 billet steel, then case hardened to 48-52 Rockwell C (R-1-N-2-3-4-5-6 Shift Pattern)
      • Adds a reverse gear to the stock Cruise Drive 6 Speed Transmision
      • Typical install time is 6-9 hours depending on the model of motorcycle, exhaust and installed accessories

       

       

      F6R, Safety Solenoid ‘Off’, Reverse Locked Out

      F6R Safety Lever, At Rest

       

      F6R In Reverse Gear

      F6R In Reverse, Moving Parts

      Reverse Kits

      PN Description Fitment
      F6RV-MC F6R Kit, Cable Style, Front Solenoid, Chrome 06-Later Dyna, 07-Later Softail,07-08 Touring*
      F6RV-MP F6R Kit, Cable Style, Front Solenoid, Polished 06-Later Dyna, 07-Later Softail,07-08 Touring*
      F6RV-MCR F6R Kit, Cable Style, Rear Solenoid, Chrome 2009-Later Touring*
      F6RV-HC F6R Kit, Hydraulic, Front Solenoid, Chrome 06-Later Dyna, 07-Later Softail,07-08 Touring*
      F6RV-HP F6R Kit, Hydraulic, Front Solenoid, Polished 06-Later Dyna, 07-Later Softail,07-08 Touring*
      F6RV-HCR F6R Kit, hydraulic, Rear Solenoid, Chrome 2009-Later Touring*

      F6R Kits Notes:

      Front or Rear Facing Solenoid Version F6R Kits Contain The Same Parts Except For The Shift Drum, Safety Lever And Side Cover. There Is A Rear & Forward Solenoid Version Of Each Part.

      *2007-08 Touring Model Exhaust Installation Notes: Stock Exhaust will clear the F6R front facing solenoid side cover and solenoid. Exhaust that follows the path of stock exhaust or true duals where the rear pipe travels directly to the left side of the motorcycle over the top of the transmission will work. 2 INTO 1 STYLE PIPES WHERE THE REAR HEAD PIPE GOES DOWN THE FRONT SIDE OF THE STOCKTRANSMISSION SIDE COVER REQUIRE THE USE OF THE REAR FACING SOLENOID SIDE COVER. See the ‘F6R Side Cover Styles’ images further down the page for solenoid locations.

      *2009-Later Touring Model Exhaust Installation Notes: The Stock exhaust 2 into 1 into 2 design requires the use of the Rear Facing Solenoid Side Covers. See the ‘F6R Side Cover Styles’ images further down the page for solenoid locations. 

      Here is a list of known to fit aftermarket exhaust pipes that clear the F6R system with images below:

      • Rinehart True Duals, 2009-12 Touring Models: Click Here
      • Samson True Duals, 2009-12 Touring Models: Click Here
      • Bassani True Duals, 2009-12 Touring Models: Click Here

       

      Samson True Duals, 2009-12 Models

       

      Bassani True Duals, 2009-12 Models

      Rinehart True Duals, 2009-12 Models

       

       F6R Side Cover Styles

       

      F6R Cable Style Front Facing Solenoid, Side Cover Assembly

       

      F6R Hydraulic Front Facing Solenoid, Side Cover Assembly

      F6R Cable Style Rear Facing Solenoid, Side Cover Assembly

       

      F6R Hydraulic Rear Facing Solenoid, Side Cover Assembly

      Switch Housing

      PN Description Fitment
      SH07B-A* Stock Hand Control Mounted, Satin Black 1″ & 1.25″ Handle Bars
      SH07C-A* Stock Hand Control Mounted, Chrome 1″ & 1.25″ Handle Bars
      FRNG-MNT07A* Safety Switch with Rubber Boot FLT/FLH Inner Fairing, Custom Location

      *PN FRNG-MNT07A is the standard configuration unless ordered otherwise.

      *Does not fit on 2015 handlebars.

       

      FRNG-MNT07A, Road Glide Inner Fairing


      FRNG-MNT07A, Electra Glide Inner Fairing

       

      SH07B-A, Hand Control Mounted Switch Housing

       

       

      FERRULE STYLE CLUTCH CABLE TECH TIP:

      This tip applies to F5R, F6R, F5K, F6K, RSD and Big Dog style clutch cable installations that utilize a split ferrule for cable retention. It is recommended that the inner cable, ferrule and ball ramps are coated liberally with wheel bearing grease upon final installation. This step has been omitted for photo clarity.

      After attaching the clutch cable to the clutch lever, be sure that the cable adjuster is fully collapsed. Screw the cable into the sidecover. Slide the ball ramp over the exposed inner cable, then the split ferrule over the inner cable end. Rotate the ball ramp fully rearward removing all of the slack from the inner cable and engaging the ferrule into the ball ramp. Install a miniature nylon cable tie on the inner wire directly in FRONT of the ball ramp as far back as possible. Snip the excess tie as short as possible. This will prevent the ferrule from accidently becoming dislodged during installation and/or clutch adjustment.

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      Final Look

      Recommended Fluid Level

      Picking the right transmission fluid ensures the life and durability of your transmission, that’s why BAKER recommends a fully synthetic GL-5 rated gear weight oil of 75W-140. If a GL-5 rated gear lube is not available, these commonly carried viscosities (weights) will work 75W-90, 75W-140 and 85W-140. BAKER does not recommend the use of Syn3 (20W-50). For Bert’s  article on ‘Oil & Spiders’  Click Here 

      • BAKER F6R Fluid Capacity Dry: 30-32fl-oz
      • BAKER F6R Fluid Capacity Wet: 26-28fl-oz

      Installation Instructions

      • BAKER F6R Installation Instructions with Exploded Views : Click Here
      • BAKER F6R Installation Article By Rogue On Bikernet: Click Here

      Standard Gear Case Finish Examples (Not applicable to all products)

      Chrome

      Polished

      Raw

      Wrinkle Black

      These example finishes are intended to show the exterior treatments of cases, top covers and doors.

      TERM AND CONDITIONS                                                                                         

       

      BAKER Drivetrain reserves the right to change prices, terms or policies at any time without notice.

      Orders can be pre-paid using Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover or PayPal.

      All orders not pre-paid will be sent C.O.D. certified check or money order only unless pre-approved for company check acceptance.

      Any orders from outside the USA must be pre-paid in US funds via wire transfer; a $30 transfer fee will apply.

      Prices shown are F.O.B. Haslett, MI.

       

      LIMITED WARRANTY POLICY

       

      BAKER™ transmission assemblies, transmission kits, primaries, and oil pans are guaranteed to the original purchaser to be free of manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship for a period of 5 years from the date of purchase or up to 50,000 miles. BAKER™ clutches, kicker cover kits, belt drives, F6F kit, reverse systems, covers and accessories are guaranteed to the original purchaser to be free of manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship for a period of 2 years from the date of purchase or up to 24,000 miles - whichever occurs first. If the product is found by BAKER™ to be defective, such products will, at the option of BAKER™, be replaced or repaired at cost to BAKER™. 

       

      In the event warranty service is required, the original purchaser must call or write BAKER™ immediately with a description of the problem. If it is deemed necessary for BAKER™ to make an evaluation to determine whether the transmission assembly or transmission kit or accessory is defective, the entire transmission assembly, whether originally purchased as an assembly or kit, must be properly packaged and returned prepaid to BAKER™ with a copy of the original invoice of purchase. If after an evaluation has been made by BAKER™ and a defect in materials and/or workmanship is found, BAKER™  will, at BAKER™  option, repair or replace the defective part of the assembly. 

       

      RETURNS AND EXCHANGES

       

      Any merchandise returned for any reason (exchange, credit or modification) must be accompanied by a Return Goods Authorization (RGA) number or it will be refused. Call BAKER™ to obtain this number prior to returning goods for any reason. There is a 15% re-stocking fee for all returned items. BAKER™ is not liable for any shipping charges. 

       

      ADDITIONAL WARRANTY PROVISIONS

       

      NOTE: Limited warranty does not cover labor or other costs or expenses incidental to the repair and or replacement of BAKER™ products.

       

      This warranty does not apply if one or more of the following situations is judged by BAKER™ to be relevant: BAKER™ OEM transmissions; (these are subject to the OEM manufactures warranty only), Improper installation, accident, modification (including but not limited to use of unauthorized parts, transmission oils or lubricants), racing, high performance application, mishandling, misapplication, neglect (including but not limited to improper maintenance), or improper repair. 

       

      BAKER™ shall not be liable for any consequential or incidental damages arising out of or in connection with a BAKER™ transmission assembly, transmission kit, component or part. Consequential damages shall include without limitation, loss of use, income or profit, or losses sustained as the result of injury (including death) to any person or loss of or damage to property.

       

      BAKER™ transmissions, transmission kits and accessories are designed exclusively for use in American V-Twin motorcycles. BAKER™ shall have no warranty or liability obligation if BAKER™ parts are used in any other application.

       

      If it is determined that a BAKER™ product has been disassembled during the warranty period for any reason, this limited warranty will no longer apply unless you were instructed to do so by a BAKER Drivetrain technician for diagnostic purposes.

       

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