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Old 11-09-2012, 10:52 AM   #78
Foot dragger
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Joined: Dec 2006
Location: chico,just below rag dump(nor-cal)
Oddometer: 12,863
Originally Posted by Weldit View Post
the wheel spacers on my 09 530 had the chrome plating all peel up which toasted the wheel seals
once the plating peeled they corroded fast - only 50 hrs on bike - they looked like 10 years old
I went with some spacers from all balls -they have a hardened steel sleeve where the seal runs
the aluminum spacers were soft on my xr650r also - wore deep groves where seal ran
we ride a lot of mud here - so that may make a difference
I dont remember chrome plating on the wheel spacers on my dirt only KTM's,that seems odd to chrome such a thing but if you say they are then it must be so.
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