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Old 04-29-2011, 09:12 AM   #183
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Steering Head Stupid

Here's an important Stupid Question....I think:

How does the steering head get adjusted in the triple clamp? Mine has a little play (slop) in it, and I need to tighten it up a bit. Just looking at it, I don't see the customary "adjuster nut" underneath the top triple clamp. Also, don't see the top anchor nut, but am assuming that's beneath the glowing BMW cover on top of the stem.

Haven't reviewed a manual and not found a Thread for this item. So, I thought I'd ask for guidance from the wise sages.

Mucho Gracias!


p.s. I get some lateral movement when I wiggle the forks back and forth. So, its adjustment time. I'll also be removing the steering bearings for careful inspection. Figure there is no grease in them anyway....since my wheel bearings were basically dry too. Maybe I'll replace these with SKF brand, as well. We'll see.
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