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Lost rear wheel spacer.

 
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Old 01-15-2019, 06:44 AM
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Thanks for steering me in the right direction in the forum cause after I posted I realized I done it al wrong.
As for the spacer Iím gonna mock it up with pvc pile till I get it right then cut the one I ordered to the right length.
Move read many forums about this and found a good rule of thumb for doing it that way and thatís to make sure the caliper is centered.
Ive also noticed if itís not right it binds and the axle wonít slide in easily.
So with that Iím gonna do it myself. The wheel should roll easily when itís correct I would assume.
One thing I forgot to add is both wheels have tapered roller bearings. The front wheel was ok.
Its getting so close to time to take that first ride!
 
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Old 01-18-2019, 09:09 AM
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Iíd like to post a picture but donít think I can just yet as per forum rules. I will son as Iím allowed
 
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Old 01-18-2019, 01:58 PM
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Originally Posted by [email protected] View Post
Iím nearly done with restoring my 2004 XL1200C but have ran into a problem. Actually itís been somewhat of a problem already on the front wheel but I finally got it.
The guy that owned this bike traded the original wheels for cast wheels from a 99 model. Iím not sure exactly if from a Sportster or not.
Truth be known Iím not sure I even lost a spacer but think I must have.
I have three, one is about an eight of an inch the second is 3/4Ē and the third is close to a couple inches long. Iím not around my bike at the moment and may have to send the exact lengths later. The longest is 1/4Ē larger diameter on the sprocket side. I think thatís the side I have a spacer missing.
I bought a 3/4Ē spacer but itís too long. Theyíre expensive and Iíd like to know before ordering another one or cutting the new one what the correct length is.
Iím so close to firing it up and taking the first ride but have to be certain everything is right before doing that.
Look up forum member multihdrdr. He's the expert on wheels/bearings/axles/spacers & fitments.

good luck,

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Old 03-25-2019, 08:46 AM
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I got this and finally had a few mins to reply to this thread.
Itís together and and ready to roll. The next payment is the last one and Iím really excited. Gonna try to send a picture.
Thanks

Still have some blackout work left on the motor and a couple minor things but thatís it
 
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Old 03-26-2019, 09:07 AM
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Welcome to the forums Cajun �� That is a good looking bike for sure. Really like the color with the black. Nice job.
 
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Didn't the '99 wheels still use tapered wheel bearings?
 
 


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