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Author Topic: Front Axle Spacer Gap  (Read 97 times)

Offline redvintage

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Front Axle Spacer Gap
« on: December 06, 2017, 07:10:53 PM »
Just replaced my tires. Took both wheels off my 14 Vintage and took them with my internet purchased rubber into my local dealer to mount and balance. Fast forward to me re-installing the front wheel...both spacers (left and right) are of identical dimensions. After installing the axle and torqued to spec, there is a small gap between the fork and spacer on the right side with no apparent gap between the fork and spacer on the left side. Can someone do me a favour and check your bike to see if there is a slight gap on the right and no gap on the left?



Offline Whispering_Wind

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Re: Front Axle Spacer Gap
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2017, 11:18:37 PM »
Son-of-a-Bitch.  There is a gap on the right spacer. here's pics . . . .

Right and Left
« Last Edit: December 06, 2017, 11:25:14 PM by Whispering_Wind »
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Offline redvintage

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Re: Front Axle Spacer Gap
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2017, 08:26:06 AM »
Thanks. Thatís how mine look after reassembly. The axle shoulder must be a slightly smaller diameter than the bearing spacers.


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