Removing front & rear wheel


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tourman
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Removing front & rear wheel

Post by tourman » Wed May 23, 2018 6:39 pm



Do you need to remove the calipers when taking the front wheel off? Any problems putting it back on if you don't remove the calipers?

What type of wrench do you remove the rear wheel with? Regular lug wrench? I want to remove the wheel with the bike on the center stand.

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FlyBoy2121
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Re: Removing front & rear wheel

Post by FlyBoy2121 » Thu May 24, 2018 7:07 am

I tourman

Go on Youtube write this question GL 1800 how to remove the front wheel

the front wheel you remove the caliper, rear

the rear wheel no it stays in place

FlyBoy2121 :mrgreen:

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Re: Removing front & rear wheel

Post by GoldWingrGreg » Thu May 24, 2018 10:10 am

For the front, most will remove the RF caliper then unbolt the spindle, slide the spindle out, and remove the rear wheel. For the rear, to unbolt the 5 lug nuts, I use a 17mm deep socket on a 3" extension all attached to a 1/2" drive long flex-head ratchet.

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