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Old 09-19-2011, 03:14 AM   #19
bmweuro
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So, BMWeuro, you used the original sized (larger) bearings of the "big tube" swingarm with the longer (earlier) pivot pins (my question seems redundant, but I am just making sure)?
I did use the wider bearing and the early shorter pivots. I got everything adjusted and torqued down tonight ans ran the swing arm through it's travel and it worked great

Also, how do you test a swingarm bearing?
I removed the bearing and the race, Cleaned everything very well and did a visual inspection.

My swingarm bearing and seal setup doesn't really look like any of the ones from the microfiche.
The info from the fishe sucks. I ordered a bunch up parts and most turned out to be wrong. The seal let up has seals that you can clean and reuse.
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