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Old 03-18-2013, 10:05 AM   #48
I Survived The '60s
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Joined: Apr 2007
Location: Idaho Panhandler
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Originally Posted by craydds View Post
Good time to clean and lube the sterring head. There was dried up old grease and dirt in there. That upper race does not look very smooth, but I am going to grease it and give it a try. If it feels rough after assembly I will get all new bearings later:

I'm IN!!
Love projects like this Ray. Put a set of AllBalls tapered bearings in the steeringhead. Very cheap on Ebay. Got a set for $34 for my project.
Nice work... If you get bored, I'm going thru a '78 TT500 and could use some help removing "Ick"!
'07 1250 Bandit, '06 650 VStrom, '78 SR500E
'68 Yamaha DT1, '78 TT500 and no money
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