How difficult to replace the top triple clamp?

1 reply to this topic
  • billyj7175

Posted July 23, 2002 - 11:06 PM


Okay, now I know that everybody here is wondering why I haven't checked my trusty Honda manual on this one...actually, my manual is packed away with my household goods, and won't arrive here to me in probably another month (the bike as well). So...I was thinking about ordering a applied upper triple clamp. Is this a difficult thing to swap out? Do you have to press any of the bearing races off/on anywhere. I've done just about everything else to a motorcycle, except take the triple clamps off...haha so I'm stumped on this one. It seems like a pretty straight forward deal.


Visit the ThumperTalk Store for the lowest prices on motorcycle / ATV parts and accessories - Guaranteed
  • jaybert600

Posted July 24, 2002 - 04:57 AM


It's an easy swap. Maybe a 15 minute job at most. Just make sure you have a 30MM six-point socket for the steering stem nut (80ft-lbs torque).

Related Content


Cle Elum Sunday 5/29: Looking for dual sport tips by TigerTanker

Dirt Bike   Dirt Bike Regional Discussion   Northwest
  • Hot  32 replies

XR650L super moto wheels by greggkklee

Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Honda   XR600/650
  • Hot  28 replies

2015 XR650L Squeaking noise by Crayjay

Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Honda   XR600/650
  • 3 replies

1993 XR600R rebuild by ove

Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Honda   XR600/650
  • Hot  41 replies

Which thumper motor for a street tracker? by woz

Dirt Bike   General Dirt Bike Forums   General Dirt Bike Discussion
  • * * * * -
  • Hot  29 replies

Join Our Community!

Even if you don't want to post, registered members get access to tools that make finding & following the good stuff easier.

If you enjoyed reading about "" here in the ThumperTalk archive, you'll LOVE our community. Come join ThumperTalk today!

The views and opinions expressed on this page are strictly those of the author, and have not been reviewed or approved by ThumperTalk.