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- Joined: Sun Aug 07, 2011 1:32 am
- Location: West Vancouver, B.C. Canada
- Motorcycle: 2004 gl1800
I replaced the front wheel bearings on a 85 Interstate, when installing the axle holders (note: there facing the proper way and on the same side as removed) notice there is a gap in cap to bottom of fork, couple thou at least on one side and a little less on the other. Seems to me that I had the same experience with a V65 is this normal.
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- Location: Denham Springs,La.
- Motorcycle: 1988 GL1500 I
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Both mine have a gap.It's at the back.It's a guarantee that the axle is tight to the slide.I lightly torque the front bolt first to ensure the gap is rear.Some difference may occur due to metal fatigue or stretching.
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