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Old 06-17-2012, 09:24 AM   #13173
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Joined: Feb 2007
Location: Hoegaarden, Belgium
Oddometer: 3,360
Originally Posted by internalcombust View Post
Is anyone else having an issue with grooving on the wheel spacers? I have changed tires 3 times and each time I have rotated the spacers, but now I think I may need to buy another set for my next swap. The spacers are aluminum, and I am worried about premature bearing failure similar to the gs800s. I know some one is making steel spacers for the beemer guys, but I haven't seen anything on the tigers yet.
When I had modified DR800 I had 2 set of wheels for it. And DYI aluminium spacers made on my small lathe.
I changed wheels million times, rotated spacers etc. and never ever had any problem with bearings in 70 000 km.
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