1100front end job


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1100front end job

Postby dassteen » Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:12 pm



imma getting ready to put new fork seals in my 83. i dont ride alot anymore (sunday drives) only too many crazies out dere. should i really bother w/greasing the steering stem brgs or just let it roll? they dont really feel bad as in nothing feels (clunky) and they dont spin as much as wheel brgs right? did i mention im incredibly lazy? or should i make the effort an git er done while i got it down ?



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Re: 1100front end job

Postby WingAdmin » Wed Apr 03, 2013 5:19 am

dassteen wrote:imma getting ready to put new fork seals in my 83. i dont ride alot anymore (sunday drives) only too many crazies out dere. should i really bother w/greasing the steering stem brgs or just let it roll? they dont really feel bad as in nothing feels (clunky) and they dont spin as much as wheel brgs right? did i mention im incredibly lazy? or should i make the effort an git er done while i got it down ?


I look at it this way: grease is REALLY cheap insurance against future repairs/replacements. Anytime I have something apart where bearings are accessible, I re-pack and grease the bearings.


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