Posted February 01, 2003 - 06:10 PM
Here's someone's chance to become famous for awhile. I will do some sniffing around of my own. Maybe some great idea will hit one of us!
Posted February 02, 2003 - 02:02 PM
Posted February 02, 2003 - 05:39 PM
Some of my friends like to take all the grease out of their steering head so that the bearings freeze up. It works just as good. (See?)
Posted February 03, 2003 - 01:43 AM
Posted February 03, 2003 - 04:28 AM
Posted February 03, 2003 - 05:06 AM
It was just tight enough for some drag.
I tried it and it works and it's free.
Being within spitting distance of NYC there are flamers and then there are FLAMERS.
Posted February 03, 2003 - 06:47 AM
We werent flaming your post we were giving vmaxcbr900wr426 a little trouble for his comment.
Posted February 03, 2003 - 10:19 AM
Posted February 03, 2003 - 10:34 AM
Its a matter of common sense. If you take a wrench and tighten it as tight as you would an axle you'll have ruined bearings. If you preload them a little bit and make sure there is grease on them your bearings will be fine.
I did it with mx bikes that had headshake problems. It wasn't a dampener but every little bit helps.
Posted February 03, 2003 - 10:38 AM
Posted February 03, 2003 - 10:54 AM
Posted February 03, 2003 - 11:04 AM
Posted February 04, 2003 - 06:50 PM
Right now I noticed my bike has some drag already on the head and it actually does not shake like my KX does. Maybe I should stop there, but I am tempted to try the homemade damper suggestion that was offered. Thanks.
I will get back at y'all if I have any success.