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California EV spoke wheel recall flange
« on: September 21, 2021, 02:47:22 PM »
For those that know, is this the flange that would be installed on the tubeless spoke wheels?


« Last Edit: September 21, 2021, 03:28:24 PM by sdcr »
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Re: California EV spoke wheel recall flange
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2021, 03:12:37 PM »
Yes, that sheet metal ring.  Three screws.  Doesn't prevent spoke breakage.  Just prevents the broken tip from falling between  the rotating wheel and the stationary drive box.  Bad juju.  For the '98EV, in the U.S. Guzzi was required to replace the entire wheel and include the ring.  In the UK, Guzzi was only required to add the ring to the existing wheel.

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Re: California EV spoke wheel recall flange
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2021, 03:16:59 PM »
Thanks Pete. Well, Iím glad the previous owner had the recall done.

Splines were quite dry when I pulled the wheel. Going to use some of the same stuff that I use on my BMW.

Yes, that sheet metal ring.  Three screws.  Doesn't prevent spoke breakage.  Just prevents the broken tip from falling between  the rotating wheel and the stationary drive box.  Bad juju.  For the '98EV, in the U.S. Guzzi was required to replace the entire wheel and include the ring.  In the UK, Guzzi was only required to add the ring to the existing wheel.

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Re: California EV spoke wheel recall flange
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2021, 04:36:25 PM »
Already answered. Mine had that plate from the factory, but it had to be inspected and signed off on.

The only other recall for the '01's that I can think of was to add the second cable to the throttle. If your bike does not have two then it never got done.

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Re: California EV spoke wheel recall flange
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Re: California EV spoke wheel recall flange
« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2021, 06:37:25 PM »
So John, I should see them at the handlebar.

Already answered. Mine had that plate from the factory, but it had to be inspected and signed off on.

The only other recall for the '01's that I can think of was to add the second cable to the throttle. If your bike does not have two then it never got done.

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Re: California EV spoke wheel recall flange
« Reply #5 on: September 21, 2021, 07:05:33 PM »
Thanks Pete. Well, Iím glad the previous owner had the recall done.

Splines were quite dry when I pulled the wheel. Going to use some of the same stuff that I use on my BMW.

It does look like they've been dry for a little while.   :grin:
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Re: California EV spoke wheel recall flange
« Reply #6 on: September 21, 2021, 07:18:42 PM »
sdcr -- yes, both throttle cables should be visible coming out of the bottom of the throttle grip.  If not, there should be a round plug next to the only cable where it should be.

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Re: California EV spoke wheel recall flange
« Reply #7 on: September 21, 2021, 07:44:35 PM »
Rodekyll,

Yep, :thumb:, two cables coming from the throttle grip.

Really starting to gel with this EV. Tires are about 85% worn, so Iím getting a set of new Shinko 230 series ďtouringĒ tire. Never used these before, but I was able to match correct size for front and back, 130/90-17 and 110/90-18. Iím sure it will feel better after these are on.

sdcr -- yes, both throttle cables should be visible coming out of the bottom of the throttle grip.  If not, there should be a round plug next to the only cable where it should be.
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