Got some supermoto wheels, having front fitment issues, need help please


21 replies to this topic
  • ShiggzLTRWR

Posted July 05, 2015 - 08:29 AM

#1

Excell rims/haan hubs, 120/70/17. I bought these used. My WR450f has a Yamaha speedo, so the bearing is different than what's on the haan hub. I cannot tighten the axle up or the wheel gets tight and rotor rubs on the outer brake pad.

Can I just buy the bearings/sleeve like in my WR hub and hopefully fix this issue?

Minor but my plastic fork guards and brakelines rub on the tire. How do I fix that?

Thank You

  • chu

Posted July 05, 2015 - 11:30 AM

#2

Most people trim the fork guards and route the brake like on the outside.  I got fork guards from a WR250X.  You don't need to trim them and the brake line pinch is higher for a 300mm rotor.  I route the line inside the fork.  It doesn't come close to the tire but it's close to the 320mm rotor.  I think I'm using a Goodridge brake line but it would be better with a custom length HEL with the brake line pinch thing moved down about an inch or two.

I have a WR style hub so I'm not sure how to make the YZ style fit.  Different spacer or something maybe?


Edited by chu, July 05, 2015 - 11:32 AM.


  • ShiggzLTRWR

Posted July 05, 2015 - 12:23 PM

#3

Thank You for the reply and the help on the line and guards... These are supposed to be for a WR but I did buy them used. The hub does look different than my WR as the bearing is kind of sticking out of hub and has 2 "teeth" to engage the speedometer. I really don't want to have to change hubs, hopefully I can get the WR bearings or a spacer or something?

  • chu

Posted July 05, 2015 - 01:56 PM

#4

It sounds like the hub is for a WR if it has the 2 teeth.  Maybe the previous owner had a YZ and had to do something to make it fit.



  • ShiggzLTRWR

Posted July 05, 2015 - 01:58 PM

#5

Sorry for the confusion. My original hub from my WR has the 2 teeth. NOT the haan hub on my SM wheels

  • chu

Posted July 05, 2015 - 02:12 PM

#6

You could probably make it work with YZ spacers if you eliminate the speedometer drive.



  • ShiggzLTRWR

Posted July 05, 2015 - 02:54 PM

#7

Thank You for Your help Chu. Mine is street legal so I need the speedo. I hope someone can chime in with a solution for me?

  • stevethe

Posted July 05, 2015 - 07:53 PM

#8

Thank You for Your help Chu. Mine is street legal so I need the speedo. I hope someone can chime in with a solution for me?


Sure ditch the speedo and put in a Trailtech or other speedo.

  • ShiggzLTRWR

Posted July 05, 2015 - 07:55 PM

#9

Is that my only option? I can't put WR bearings/sleeve in or something like that?

  • chu

Posted July 06, 2015 - 03:23 AM

#10

You need a hub with the 2 teeth to drive the speed sensor.  You could put the 21 on for vehicle inspections but you probably need a DOT legal tire.  Cops won't know the speedometer doesn't work unless you tell them.  I got a trailtech because of the odometer.  They write down your mileage here when you get inspected.  They also want to know the mileage when you renew your registration and insurance.



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  • stevethe

Posted July 06, 2015 - 06:31 AM

#11

Is that my only option? I can't put WR bearings/sleeve in or something like that?

 

If your running a street bike ditch the stock set up and go with something that has many more functions, tach, temp and so forth. If you use a Trailtech make sure you put a little plastic baggy over it when you wash it.



  • ShiggzLTRWR

Posted July 06, 2015 - 06:36 AM

#12

Oh, its the hub. I feel pretty dumb now. So I guess I could get another YZ style spacer and make the wheel work at least. I don't know much about trailtech. How do they moniter speed? I might just give up and make guy refund my money and get actual WR wheels. I was told these were. I didn't know the difference till I took mine off. Thanks again for all the help!

  • stevethe

Posted July 06, 2015 - 06:43 AM

#13

Oh, its the hub. I feel pretty dumb now. So I guess I could get another YZ style spacer and make the wheel work at least. I don't know much about trailtech. How do they moniter speed? I might just give up and make guy refund my money and get actual WR wheels. I was told these were. I didn't know the difference till I took mine off. Thanks again for all the help!

 

I would likely keep the YZ wheels and just get spacers that fit. The Trailtech uses a magnet on the disc and a sensor that can be mounted either on the caliper or I usually mount mine on the plastic fork guard. If you need a pic let me know.



  • stevethe

Posted July 06, 2015 - 06:45 AM

#14

By the way most supermoto wheels don't pay much attention or have anything to do with the stock WR gear spacer.



  • ShiggzLTRWR

Posted July 06, 2015 - 06:46 AM

#15

How did I do on price? $900 used excell rims, haan hubs, Avon tires good condition(although the rear is a little too big for my liking 150/70) and stock sprocket/rotors.

  • ShiggzLTRWR

Posted July 06, 2015 - 07:54 AM

#16

Actually $800, I got the guy to refund me $100

  • stevethe

Posted July 06, 2015 - 08:17 AM

#17

Keep em. I don't know prices but they sound like good quality.

  • patrick2wd

Posted July 07, 2015 - 05:07 AM

#18

WR & YZ are xchangeable,

I have a set YZ wheels ready to fit my soon-to-be-build 2016 WR!

Get a digital speedo and fit it,

should all be fairly straightforward..


WR & YZ are xchangeable,

I have a set YZ wheels ready to fit my soon-to-be-build 2016 WR!

Get a digital speedo and fit it,

should all be fairly straightforward..

wheels that is...

and a lot of other crap..  :thumbsup:



  • ShiggzLTRWR

Posted July 07, 2015 - 05:42 AM

#19

They fit, i just need yz spacer to take place of the WR speedo gear. I was just hoping to use my Yamaha speedo. Now that I know I cant and it seems like a trailtech is better option anyway.

  • guru

Posted July 07, 2015 - 11:04 AM

#20

You could also swap out to a stock WR hub.




 
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