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Postby beth » Mon May 28, 2007 11:49 am

I went for a ride today and the bike felt really off. I checked the rear tire presure and it was fine. We wiggled the rear tire and it had play. the pin was still in. The hub is covered in grime.

Suggestions on where to start?
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Postby beth » Mon May 28, 2007 12:37 pm

wub nut was loose. will pull it apart tomorrow to see if the seal is blown. :shock:
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Postby tony » Mon May 28, 2007 1:28 pm

Sounds like my stella, yea!
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Postby Susan » Tue May 29, 2007 10:25 am

JB, what's the word?
it's a fez
I wear a fez now
fezzes are cool

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Postby AirborneVespa » Tue May 29, 2007 10:42 am

If there's no oil spilling out then the seal should be good.

You really have to crank that damned nut on hard. (Torque = 54.3-65.1 lbf ft which is more than any other torque spec. on the entire scooter).
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Postby beth » Tue May 29, 2007 12:43 pm

There isn't oil dripping out, but there is a ton of black grime... imma take it up to the service center to check it out and at the least get that nut on good and tight - tighter then my wussy 6 year old boy arms can do.
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Postby AirborneVespa » Tue May 29, 2007 1:00 pm

That's a good thing to do if you don't have a torque wrench. I mean it takes a LOT of torque - I've done it with a 2' pipe on the end of a 1' breaker bar, but you run the risk of stripping the nut that way, then you're screwed.
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Postby beth » Tue May 29, 2007 5:04 pm

Bad news = the nut was shot/stripped - viva la cotter pin!
good news = seal was good and the brakes were dry.

wellesely is my hero.
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