Steve Saunders Goldwing Forums banner

Status
Not open for further replies.
1 - 12 of 12 Posts

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
18 Posts
Discussion Starter #1
imported post

I had some new rubber put one of my spare rims and swap it in this weekend, however when I was cleaning up the garage I found a part lying around that I can't recall where it came from... Its a metal tube greased on the outside. Its roughly 4 inches long by 3/4 inch wide and about an eight of an inch thick. I pulled the tire and laid it down on some cardboard to pull the final drive and change over the gear in the rim. This is where I found the extra part so it must have fallen out of either the gear in the rim or the final drive. Can anyone help me identify this part?

Sorry for just the description, I don't have a camera anywhere in the house.
 

·
It aint rocket science
Joined
·
3,906 Posts
imported post

Seems like it would be a spacer between the wheel bearings. Just a guess.:smallpopcorn:

JD
 

·
Piled Higher and Deeper
Joined
·
4,513 Posts
imported post

This "collar"???
 

Attachments

·
It aint rocket science
Joined
·
3,906 Posts
imported post

You better get out to the garage and loosen that axle nut now.

JD
 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
18 Posts
Discussion Starter #7
imported post

Ahh.... Sounds like I'll be pulling the final drive again then :sadguy:

Will there be any ill affects from tightening the axle nut without the spacer in? I torque it down to 65 ft-lbs

Thanks for the quick responses
 

·
Still Learning
Joined
·
13,270 Posts
imported post

Did you ride it that way? Did you spin the wheel after torquing, to check it?
 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
1,837 Posts
imported post

hopefully no damage but get that apart soon.Good thing you found it as it would have been a big prolemif you tried to ride it lie that pehaps you have damaged the bearings as they mus have taken all the clamping load directly on the rollers and races
Wilf
 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
3,680 Posts
imported post

Even if you can't take it apart tonight, loosen that axle nut !
 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
1,064 Posts
imported post

Check the bearings. Like Wilf says, the tube is there to prevent you damaging them when tightening the big nut.
 
1 - 12 of 12 Posts
Status
Not open for further replies.
Top