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    Re: Swingarm maintenance Do It!!!

    The swingarm has bearings? :|
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    Re: Swingarm maintenance Do It!!!

    good to know, maybe i'll do this when i have to take the exhaust off next weekend
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    Re: Swingarm maintenance Do It!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by SovietRobot View Post
    The swingarm has bearings? :|
    YES and new water proof grease makes them last

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    Re: Swingarm maintenance Do It!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by FZ6771 View Post
    It's very easy just takes time remove exhaust , rear wheel, the bottom bolt on the rear shock then remove the pivot bolt on the swingarm. while your at it put some heat wrap on the mid pipe. this will make the bike run cooler and the swingarm bearings and rear shock will last longer and work better.
    a.....that's it.....sure, i bring it to the dealer LOL extended warranty
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    Re: Swingarm maintenance Do It!!!

    Not to sound like a total noob, but I haven't touched the exhuast system yet. At the location you disconnect the exhaust system, is there a gasket that needs to be changed? Or is it just bolt-off, bolt back on?
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    Re: Swingarm maintenance Do It!!!

    Thanks! I wish I would have known this earlier... I just replaced tires.

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    Re: Swingarm maintenance Do It!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by kinderwood View Post
    Not to sound like a total noob, but I haven't touched the exhuast system yet. At the location you disconnect the exhaust system, is there a gasket that needs to be changed? Or is it just bolt-off, bolt back on?
    There is a wire mesh gasket that can be reused many times if you are careful

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    Re: Swingarm maintenance Do It!!!

    Swing arm bearings... steering head bearings... I'm gonna start installing zerks and be done with it!

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    Re: Swingarm maintenance Do It!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Denver_FZ6 View Post
    Swing arm bearings... steering head bearings... I'm gonna start installing zerks and be done with it!
    What are zerks ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FZ6771 View Post
    What are zerks ?
    It's what a grease gun connects to. Also called Zerts


 

 
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