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Old 10-24-2012, 03:37 PM   #29
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Originally Posted by ME 109 View Post
Anyway, that prevented me from properly greasing the bearings on the few occasions that the swing arm has been out of the bike.
Now, it is a five minute job to grease them.
Oh wait. I forgot which swingarms have closed off ends where the bearing seats are and some don't. Some swingarms you can just pump grease through the pins until it oozes out past the seals. Others are open on the inboard side of the bearing, so you can't grease them that way. Check yours before you pump your swingarm full of grease.
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