final drive

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Motorcycle: 1992 GL1500 Aspencade

final drive

Post by Gordwing » Tue Jul 05, 2016 1:26 pm

hello fellow wingers...........I recently had the rear bearings replaced on a trip and when I got home I noticed a leak from somewhere around the casing. Can't go back to where it was repaired and don't want to take it apart. Is there any quick fix stop leaks for the final drive to seal it temporarily.
I have another trip coming up.


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Re: final drive

Post by FM-USA » Tue Jul 05, 2016 8:14 pm

Is it fluid or grease?
GREASE: Possible the hub spline was well filled and flowing past the seals (o-ring).
FLUID: Likely the oil seal.
OIL SEAL fitment 1984-1992, size (65X85X7), (ARAI) OEM# 91265-MG9-003, $14.75 +ship (Check Ebay)

Keep an eye on how much is coming out and watch if it slows down. If it leaks a lot you'll need to get o-rings.
It's not a hard job.
Time? Experienced about 45 mins., shade tree, about 1:30

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