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    Are you talking deflection or total movement, and are you measuring on the centre stand or with the weight on the wheels? The handbook...
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    Roy Gavin replied to the thread Squeeky rear suspension.
    Fuchs site actually suggests a Type one for for oscillating bearings, but then goes on to suggest a type 2 for use everywhere on...
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    Roy Gavin reacted to RotorWrench's post in the thread Squeeky rear suspension with Like Like.
    Lots of good greases available and definitely completely clean out the old grease unless replacing with same (which I doubt anyone knows...
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    Roy Gavin replied to the thread Squeeky rear suspension.
    Most wheel bearing greases are Type 2 EP and comply with NLGI GC and LB , which are the highest rating for pressure and...
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    Roy Gavin reacted to Robert's post in the thread Squeeky rear suspension with Like Like.
    Don't know what is available in your area, but you could try the local truck garage and ask for wheel bearing grease. I took the bits...
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    Roy Gavin replied to the thread Rear sprocket interchange..
    I think the stock sprocket is 525. I bought a 40t from a Ebay vendor and it had 9mm holes. So apart from the hole size there are other...
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    I have fitted Hitchcock's improved rack and a cheap 35l / $35 Givi knock off top box. Light, cheap and does the job. Holds a helmet...
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    Hitchcocks have softer springs for the forks at a sensible price, and cheap Ali Express 41 mm adjustable fork caps fit, to let you fine...
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    Roy Gavin replied to the thread Rear rack bolt torques.
    Early manuals had the main frame/engine/ cradle bolts at 16 nm instead of around 50 , and as the engine and cradle are a structural...
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    Roy Gavin replied to the thread Rear rack bolt torques.
    The convention is that torque values are for clean and dry threads, unless otherwise noted. Loctite brand retainer need no adjustment to...
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    Roy Gavin reacted to Bluestrom13's post in the thread Rear rack bolt torques with Like Like.
    Don't know how old you are Bull', but not as old as me, obviously. Roadrunner nipped in just as I was typing this answer, and I...
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    Roy Gavin replied to the thread Front rack/frame question.
    Holds the instrument cluster too, so you need a bit more than headlamp/ indicator brackets. Oliver Kroon ? offered excellent brackets...
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    Roy Gavin replied to the thread This is me.
    RCB have a reasonably priced radial one, I bought one from Kitty Adventure Pro. Quality and performance is excellent, appearance...
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    Roy Gavin reacted to grymsr's post in the thread Rear Rack with Like Like.
    I second that. I have been burned twice by india ebay sellers. I guess there is a cottage industry banging out accessories for RE then...
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    Roy Gavin reacted to OldGuy's post in the thread Rear Rack with Like Like.
    No worries - just a little confusion about gearing and top speeds. A Himmie will do 65, but probably not happy to do it all day (and...
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