swing arm shock pivot bearing - removal question
Posted October 05, 2008 - 06:43 PM
How? Been trying to tap it out but man, just not budging a bit. The bushing that sits on the needle bearings on both sides won't come out either. They spin but have a lot of play in them (my first indicator that bearings were shot) and did not turn very smoothly.
The main swingarm bearings are in good shape...just going to clean up and repack with fresh grease.
Posted October 05, 2008 - 08:57 PM
Posted October 06, 2008 - 06:18 AM
It's a dozy.
2nd time I was much more determined. Picked up a steel C-clamp & tried to press it out. It wouldn't budge. I ended up bending the clamp. It's bent permanently.
Pulled out the socket & a big hammer. Just beat & beat that thing. Finally got it out. It didn't look like anything it did when they put it in there. It was a twisted hunk of metal.
Cleaned up the swing arm & put in a synergy seal. http://www.synergyse...p?page=fbushing End of problem.
Posted October 06, 2008 - 03:53 PM
Posted October 07, 2008 - 06:23 PM
My next one will be one of those synergy seals...a lot simpler and cheaper to boot.