What did you do to your bike today??

Graves

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I know they work, I put them in my bike. But isn’t one of the benefits that they are a high mileage filter that doesn’t require much maintenance? I’ve used K&N’s in multiple vehicles over the years and have found no more residue on the air box interior than what an oiled foam filter would let through. Please don’t misunderstand me, there’s nothing wrong with cleaning your filters, but my argument would be that it is unnecessary to disassemble the bike just for that.

Yes, they work for me!

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belrix

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No misunderstanding, I didn't phrase my reply very succinct

I was pushing 20,000 miles since I had installed the K&N's, a lot of that on dusty Kansas gravel roads, thought it was time...plus it was something to do during the lockdown
 

Graves

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Ah, 20K interval sounds appropriate.

No misunderstanding, I didn't phrase my reply very succinct

I was pushing 20,000 miles since I had installed the K&N's, a lot of that on dusty Kansas gravel roads, thought it was time...plus it was something to do during the lockdown
 

belrix

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Yup, dust seal and bearing on disc side toast. Local Honda dealer deemed not essential and closed until April 30th


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Graves

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Run the part numbers on Amazon, they might come up. Or just go to your local bearing house, they should have it.

Yup, dust seal and bearing on disc side toast. Local Honda dealer deemed not essential and closed until April 30th


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belrix

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Getting the parts isn't the problem, I don't have the required drivers or more importantly the skill or experience replacing bearings

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daytonatwin

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Getting the parts isn't the problem, I don't have the required drivers or more importantly the skill or experience replacing bearings

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lets set up a stay at home repair conferencing vid and walk you thru it? The old race will be the driver of the new brgs, a drive pin could be an old or new 3/8 or 1/2 extension and or a socket of size, Oh and a BFH! Now just don't bend the harmonica lookin disc thingy.
 

belrix

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Thanks for the offer! Been watching videos on bearing replacement, think I can handle it!

Putting together a list of parts now.



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daytonatwin

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A bit of oil after old crap removed and I never needed heat, but brgs oiled and in freezer helps. a socket to outer race size is nice but old race works.
 

belrix

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Got my tool list sorted, going with Motion Pro bearing remover and driver, planning on the following parts; 2 6204UU bearings, distance collar and o-ring, I think everything else is ok

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Graves

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Easy peasy, they usually load in through the sprocket side.

Drivers...? That’s why they invented sockets and extensions.

YOU CAN DO IT!!!

Thanks for the offer! Been watching videos on bearing replacement, think I can handle it!

Putting together a list of parts now.



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Graves

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...but check the center spacer, if galled from the bearing’s inner race spinning on it it could be narrower and could cause the bearings to preload and fail again.

Easy peasy, they usually load in through the sprocket side.

Drivers...? That’s why they invented sockets and extensions.

YOU CAN DO IT!!!
 

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Thanks for the offer! Been watching videos on bearing replacement, think I can handle it!

Putting together a list of parts now.



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Cheering for you. Tell us how many bad words you end up saying when done. :)
 

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