XR650R rear wheel spacer

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  • pbusanga

Posted November 17, 2005 - 03:11 AM


Hi i just put on a Scotts sharkfin very bling. as i was admiring it i noticed that when i spun the rear wheel the spacer (butted against the swingarm) spins. as i had not noticed this before i am concerned whether it is supposed to. if so would it not wear the spacer down quickly against the swingarm. i assume that is why there is a metal plate screwed to the swingarm at that point.

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  • kehale

Posted November 17, 2005 - 08:19 AM


The spacer (If I'm talking about what you are..) is supposed to be butted agains t the swingarm snugly. It provides a spacer between the wheel bearings and the swingarm.
Is your axle bolt tight enough?

  • pbusanga

Posted November 21, 2005 - 12:59 AM


the swingarm bolt is tight. the spacer on the caliper (right side) is spinning against the Scotts sharkfin i installed. surely this will wear down the sharkfin or spacer and generate alot of heat

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