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    The KTM spindle swindle

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    Viv

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    Re: The KTM spindle swindle

    Post by Viv on Thu May 05, 2016 10:43 pm

    mizzed wrote:It's a massive con I just had them side by side and the old and new are identical.. Arseholes Sad

    And looks like the one hub is screwed, the bearing keeps dropping out, and that's with a new skf.

    They recon you should always heat the hub defore knocking out the bearing that way it minimalizes the amount of metal it rubs off if it's a cold fit.
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    OWEN450X

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    Re: The KTM spindle swindle

    Post by OWEN450X on Thu May 05, 2016 10:46 pm

    Dude you drove straight into a huge rock on Monday it looked you had driven into a wall, so no shock if something isn't quite true any more lol!

    tri-z

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    Re: The KTM spindle swindle

    Post by tri-z on Thu May 05, 2016 11:25 pm

    I've still got that hub I had off you ages ago Spencer if you want it ?
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    crm250dude

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    Re: The KTM spindle swindle

    Post by crm250dude on Fri May 06, 2016 12:00 am

    tri-z wrote:I've still got that hub I had off you ages ago Spencer if you want it ?

    if it's sitting in your yard doing nothing - bring it this weekend...

    but my mum always said....

    give a thing, take a thing .. the devil's play thing..
    when you go to heaven god will say "where's that thing you gave away?"


    tri-z

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    Re: The KTM spindle swindle

    Post by tri-z on Fri May 06, 2016 6:38 am

    She sounds like a wise lady Spencer but did she never warn you that when you roll in shite you stink like shite ??

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    Re: The KTM spindle swindle

    Post by tri-z on Fri May 06, 2016 6:39 am

    I'll bring it with me fella.
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    JTM525

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    Re: The KTM spindle swindle

    Post by JTM525 on Fri May 06, 2016 6:57 am

    I got a spare set of wheels for sale dude albeit the rear is a 19" Laughing
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    wolfy

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    Re: The KTM spindle swindle

    Post by wolfy on Fri May 06, 2016 7:14 am

    mizzed wrote:It's a massive con I just had them side by side and the old and new are identical.. Arseholes Sad

    And looks like the one hub is screwed, the bearing keeps dropping out, and that's with a new skf.

    Have heard of guys using this type of thing.... don't know how long it lasts tho.


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    mufynman

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    Re: The KTM spindle swindle

    Post by mufynman on Fri May 06, 2016 7:36 am

    Looks handy . I bet thats why Joes bearings go so often . You can press them in by hand !
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    JTM525

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    Re: The KTM spindle swindle

    Post by JTM525 on Fri May 06, 2016 7:38 am

    mufynman wrote:Looks handy . I bet thats why Joes bearings go so often . You can press them in by hand !
    Like a cock in a sock Laughing
    I got me some new rims for my ride now though! Tight as a ducks arse getting them bearings in now cheers

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