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Offline Wes Stephens

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Terminal U jointon 03 Cali EV
« on: June 03, 2017, 08:38:53 PM »
Hi to all,  Just want to write that after becoming complacent about the great Guzzi reliability with 110 K plus miles the old girl let me down.  When I rolled her out for a tire pressure check on the center stand before heading out to the Council Grove rally rear wheel rotation wasn't smooth.  I hadn't noticed anything wrong the day before,  but after warm up ride of 10 miles the jerky rotation turned into a clunk.   Anyway new parts are on the way from Jim Figgins at Ned's Auto in Riverside Iowa and all will be fine next week.  Thanks for reading,  and am sorry I missed my Kansas neighbors.
Wes in MO :sad: 

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Re: Terminal U jointon 03 Cali EV
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2017, 08:42:12 PM »
 Good luck Wes .

 Dusty
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 I had a dream , it was 1971 , I should have paid better attention to Mom .

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Re: Terminal U jointon 03 Cali EV
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2017, 08:47:20 PM »
Nice to find that in your own driveway and not halfway to Kansas.
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Re: Terminal U jointon 03 Cali EV
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2017, 09:41:35 PM »
Don't neglect to change the UJ support bearing at the same time. They cost pennies and will wear/dry out over time.

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Re: Terminal U jointon 03 Cali EV
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2017, 09:41:35 PM »

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Re: Terminal U jointon 03 Cali EV
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2017, 09:32:26 AM »
Pulled the U-Joint on my 49K mIle '98 V11EV. All the spider bearings were fine BUT the rear yoke was almost 2 millimeters loose in the carrier bearing. That explained the vibrations at 60. A fair amount of the wear was on the bearing inner race!

Replaced carrier bearing and universal. All is once again smooth at speed
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