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  • Offline Fearny   gb

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    Rear wheel removal
    on: 19 April, 2022, 10:00:17 pm
    19 April, 2022, 10:00:17 pm
    Sorry for dumb question, can the rear wheel be removed whilst bike still on single side paddock stand? I have a screw in the tyre but no puncture as of yet, appreciate all responses :152:

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    Re: Rear wheel removal
    Reply #1 on: 19 April, 2022, 10:12:10 pm
    19 April, 2022, 10:12:10 pm
    Yes, wheel comes off hub, which stays in place

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    Re: Rear wheel removal
    Reply #2 on: 19 April, 2022, 10:23:34 pm
    19 April, 2022, 10:23:34 pm
    Thanks just got to get hold off a 46mm socket now :028:

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    Re: Rear wheel removal
    Reply #3 on: 19 April, 2022, 11:02:37 pm
    19 April, 2022, 11:02:37 pm
    There are 46mm sockets on eBay, so they’re easy to find - just takes a couple of days to arrive.  A lot of them are 3/4” drive though, so check carefully when ordering unless you’re equipped for working on tractors.  :-)

    Not sure how well equipped your garage is for tools, but that nut is pretty tight.   I use a 24” breaker bar to crack it loose while the bike is on the side stand, that way you can lean against the bike and put lots of weight on the rear brake pedal without stressing the paddock stand.

    BTW it’s 146Nm torque, for tightening it up again.   

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    Re: Rear wheel removal
    Reply #4 on: 19 April, 2022, 11:45:40 pm
    19 April, 2022, 11:45:40 pm
     Thanks Mike👍 appreciate the tips

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    Re: Rear wheel removal
    Reply #5 on: 20 April, 2022, 08:04:11 am
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    Try this one, short reach & 1/2" drive.

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/162563370074
    Also: '16 Tiger 800, '95 Yamaha Serow, '58 Ariel FH.

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    Re: Rear wheel removal
    Reply #6 on: 20 April, 2022, 01:04:41 pm
    20 April, 2022, 01:04:41 pm
    or this one that i bought, the same but made by Bergen, plus a bit cheaper  :152:
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/143975728272
    Yam RD125 DX, Kwak GPZ305, Honda CB400T, 1983 Kwak GT550, Suzuki GSF650 Bandit, Tiger 1050SE, 2019 Tiger Sport .... got there in the end.

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    Re: Rear wheel removal
    Reply #7 on: 20 April, 2022, 01:48:19 pm
    20 April, 2022, 01:48:19 pm
    One on order from ebay, arrive from tomorrow. Saw the trailer one :152:

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    Re: Rear wheel removal
    Reply #8 on: 23 April, 2022, 08:31:30 pm
    23 April, 2022, 08:31:30 pm
    PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE CALIPER. 

    Make sure it is installed correctly and will not move or a busted hose is in your future. 
    Support the forum.   :031:

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    Re: Rear wheel removal
    Reply #9 on: 23 April, 2022, 08:48:50 pm
    23 April, 2022, 08:48:50 pm
    2ft breaker and 46mm socket arrived today, wheel removed it literally took 2 mins and if only all things were as easy as that. You referring to older model Indy?

     



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