Ask Woody About Your Wheels

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by woody's wheel works, Jun 17, 2006.

  1. woody's wheel works

    woody's wheel works Built to Last

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    Zach,just informed me that he'll clue you in tonight,,for starters there are no billet hubs available,,hence we use th eoem units[which we have in stock]

    FYI,, the Superlace n true etc will work just fine on them:deal
    same one year warranty and a free t-shirt or hat

    :freaky
    woody
  2. MJS

    MJS Long timer

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    Woody,

    Received the xt225 wheel yesterday. Looks awesome, thanks for the great job and quick turn around. I don't think my wife will be able to break this one.:rofl

    And I really like your ad on that advlife website. :wink:

    Thanks,
  3. Torbido

    Torbido Adventurer

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    Recently bought 2011 Bonneville with alloy wheels. Triumph couldn't advise if aluminum or alloy. Wheels have corrosion(?) specks. Specks are whitish in color. Tried Wenol, S100 metal polish, and Never Dull. None removed the specks but cleaned around specks. Boms Away has good write ups but figured if anybody could recommend a product you could. Thanks in advance.
  4. woody's wheel works

    woody's wheel works Built to Last

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    yeah,i like how that one turned up,a collaboration between my internet wizzrd nd m'self..
    regarding that wheel we built,,worry not there's not a one of the hundreds we've done that has veer returned for anything...

    now if you're really happy here's alink for picsnd comments,,we like seeing your smiling mugs,,,it's kinda tuff building stuff for folks out there in the ozone...in the old days ,folks tracked me down,,i knew who they were and what they needed...you get the drift.. so here's a link

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=646947

    enjoy
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  5. woody's wheel works

    woody's wheel works Built to Last

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    well without seing it ,,possibly send a hoto on the macro mode...my guesstimate ids that thee specks are chips out of the anodizing

    FYI,,we see it all th etime in corrosive environments...we've found that whe we strip the old anodizing off and rebuff em theylook super fine,either re-anodizing or powdercoating will reveal how deep the corrosion actually went ,,,hence some folks just leave un-anodized ,,and maintain their wheels wit mother's or never dull,,,some use a quick coat of Xrystal clear krylon...protects a bit better than wax and can readily be removed by spraying the clear with carb cleaner and wiping it of,,buff/polish th erim and start over with another coat of Xtal clear

    hope that helps for now
    holler
    woody
  6. dakarchef

    dakarchef Been here awhile

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    Hi woody
    Re BMW f650gs single

    Can you lace a 17 inch rear rim on to the front hub of this bike. Looking to make a 17/17 sm setup and I already have a spare rear hoop.

    Thanks
    K
  7. woody's wheel works

    woody's wheel works Built to Last

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    hi,,
    we have a broad range of tricks to re-cycle/swap rims and hubs

    everyhting from re-drilling nipple holes,,re-angling the nipple seats,,changing lace patterns to accommodate different indexing etc,etc

    i believe in your case if the indexing is the same as the front you can get by with a custom spoke kit and re-angling the spoke hole and countersinking the rim to accommodate the different spoke angles,,,the rear hub is wider and bigger in diameter than the front

    if we superlace or custom lace it,,that cost gets factored in ,,otherwise we charge $30 for this process

    holler if we can help
    woody
  8. DiscoDino

    DiscoDino Long timer

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    Got my Excel A60s on Thursay, and rode the bike for the first time yesterday...fantastic finish, quality and they look build for anything! Been wanting to say this for 5 years: finally got me some wheel-wood! :clap

    (currently on a business trip so pictures this weekend)
  9. Dallara

    Dallara Creaks When Walks...

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    No doubt this has been asked before, but I can't find it... so my apologies if you have answered it a thousand times. :bow

    Is there a good way to convert a Yamaha WR250R to run tubeless tires? If so what do you think is the best way?

    I may have a line on a nice WR250R (have always wanted one), but since a ton of its use would be getting to-and-from the trails, and I already have all the pump, plugs, etc. to fix tubeless flats that I carry on my other bikes, I thought is might be worthwhile to do the conversion.

    Of course, that assumes there are decent tubeless dual-purpose tires in 18" and 21"... :lurk

    Also wondering if you are aware of any way to mount up a larger diameter front disc to the little Yamaha other than fitting the WR250X front hub?

    Thanks!

    Dallara




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  10. everett

    everett Been here awhile

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    Not sure if this has been covered. Sorry if it has.

    Can Woody build me a set of Excel A60's for my WR250R?

    I heard the hubs and rims don't match.



    Thanks,

    Everett.
  11. Greenflyfarmer

    Greenflyfarmer I'm better now.

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    This winter I had Woody's build a new front wheel for my 08 990. The oem was ben tup! Well I took my first ride this weekend and the new 50/50 sticks much better on fire roads, much. In fact it was great. I did not feel the need to stand as much to get weight on the front.

    Great improvement Woody's.
  12. woody's wheel works

    woody's wheel works Built to Last

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    DON'T WORRY;;;FRET NOT!!!

    if anyone can you're talking to him
    call Zach at the whel works ,number belowmmi#m in germany with äm family...
    he'll take care of ya
    prosit:freaky
    wody
  13. woody's wheel works

    woody's wheel works Built to Last

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    essezially the same answer as previous post:
    DON'T WORRY;;;FRET NOT!!!

    if anyone can you're talking to him
    call Zach at the whel works ,number belowmmi#m in germany with äm family...
    he'll take care of ya
    prosit:freaky
    wody
  14. x-man727

    x-man727 Adventurer

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    I read to ship my front wheel. is it cheaper to me if I cut the spokes and send only the hub?

    And where I ship the wheel?
  15. woody's wheel works

    woody's wheel works Built to Last

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    if you send your whole wheel,,you will have supporting evidence that you sent the wheel in for repair,,and at the same time we can inspect /analyse vour wheel,,confirm offset etc,,the long range savinng will offset the couple dollars extra IMHO..you all have pretty stiff import rates from what we hear,,nothing compared to the folks in Scandanavia

    hope that helps
    :freaky
    woodz
  16. x-man727

    x-man727 Adventurer

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    wheel shipped!
  17. kajendog

    kajendog Adventurer

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    Hi,

    Search is not netting me much. I have a new to me KTM 950 with 21" front Woodys wheel. I pulled the wheel to do bearings and noticed it did not have a circlip retainer in the left side of the Hub. The KTM parts diagram shows the stockwheel uses one. I did not see or feel a groove for a clip either.

    Does the Woodys front wheel for KTM 950 use the clip?

    Thanks for your help.
  18. woody's wheel works

    woody's wheel works Built to Last

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    hi ,,wen we designed the hub we realized we could maintain the oem specs for centering and disc location by using a symmetrical bearing layout,,thus saving an extra step/ cost/part
    fret not,,
    woodz
  19. Mallard

    Mallard insert joke here

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    <hr style="color:#575757; background-color:#575757" size="1"> Hi Woody,

    Do you still sell a Sealed Bearing Kit for the BMW R90, to get rid of the tapered roller bearings?

    Can you offer any more details on what the do-it-yourself setup for this conversion is like?

    Cheers.
  20. kajendog

    kajendog Adventurer

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    Thanks to you and Zach who also answered email this morning. What service!

    For the community, the RAD hubs DO NOT have the clip. Zach advised to put the left bearing in last for proper alignment.

    Thanks guys!!!