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    Video guide on checking the head stock bearings
    on: Feb 29, 2020, 04.45 pm
    Feb 29, 2020, 04.45 pm
    Just finished the 30,000 miles visual inspection of the headstock bearings + regrease.  Once combined with the removing the panels and the petrol tank there's quite a lot to it.   

    I video'd it as normal, hopefully helps someone out.




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    Re: Video guide on checking the head stock bearings
    Reply #1 on: Feb 29, 2020, 08.11 pm
    Feb 29, 2020, 08.11 pm
    I admire your work and the selfless way of sharing so that other Trophy holders can be helped to solve problems.

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    Re: Video guide on checking the head stock bearings
    Reply #2 on: Feb 29, 2020, 09.52 pm
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    *Originally Posted by jasonb [+]
    Just finished the 30,000 miles visual inspection of the headstock bearings + regrease.  Once combined with the removing the panels and the petrol tank there's quite a lot to it.   

    I video'd it as normal, hopefully helps someone out.



    Don't suppose you inspected the wires at the base of the ignition switch whilst you had the bars off? You know that some owners have experienced broken wires due to the hard brake hose rubbing against them?

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    Re: Video guide on checking the head stock bearings
    Reply #3 on: Feb 29, 2020, 11.41 pm
    Feb 29, 2020, 11.41 pm
    I looked at the wires but wishing I'd paid more attention now I know that area has history, will make not fit next time.  Cheers guys.

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    Re: Video guide on checking the head stock bearings
    Reply #4 on: Mar 01, 2020, 03.01 am
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    Thanks.  My dad would have said it'd be a good idea to pack the bearings with grease rather than coat them.  Probably not critical in this case as they are not under spinning load like wheel bearings.
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    Re: Video guide on checking the head stock bearings
    Reply #5 on: Mar 01, 2020, 12.33 pm
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    jasonb, Thank you for your contributions ...
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    Re: Video guide on checking the head stock bearings
    Reply #6 on: Mar 01, 2020, 12.34 pm
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    *Originally Posted by janfmiller [+]
    Thanks.  My dad would have said it'd be a good idea to pack the bearings with grease rather than coat them.  Probably not critical in this case as they are not under spinning load like wheel bearings.

    janfmiller, I really admire your work and you know what you are talking about ...
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