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Offline cantab

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Re: Removing both wheels for he purpose of putting new tires
Reply #10 on: December 03, 2019, 12:53:52 AM
Thanks stLee29 for that  :002:

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Re: Removing both wheels for he purpose of putting new tires
Reply #11 on: December 03, 2019, 01:32:38 AM
*Originally Posted by cantab [+]
Hey all noob question regarding the cotter pin on the rear nut , is ok to use an 'R' clip like this ?


https://www.bayengineerssupplies.co.nz/products/engineering-consumables/fasteners/ag-2.5
35K on my 2016 V1K and 21K on my V650 using R clips...no problemo so far.
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Re: Removing both wheels for he purpose of putting new tires
Reply #12 on: December 03, 2019, 01:35:49 AM
*Originally Posted by SouthernCruizer [+]
35K on my 2016 V1K and 21K on my V650 using R clips...no problemo so far.

Excellent,  :763:

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Re: Removing both wheels for he purpose of putting new tires
Reply #13 on: December 03, 2019, 07:54:33 PM
I've got a hook in the header for my garage door, and used a strap on the handle bars to help hold the front end off the ground when removing the front tire on my 650 Versys.  Any reason that wouldn't work with the 1000, especially considering the center stand is taking on most of the weight???

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Re: Removing both wheels for he purpose of putting new tires
Reply #14 on: December 04, 2019, 11:19:22 AM
With the bike on the centerstand, I sit on the very back edge of the passenger seat and my buddy removes the front tire.

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Re: Removing both wheels for he purpose of putting new tires
Reply #15 on: December 04, 2019, 08:27:09 PM


 How long do you usually sit there?  :whistle:

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Re: Removing both wheels for he purpose of putting new tires
Reply #16 on: December 04, 2019, 08:31:26 PM
*Originally Posted by uralrob [+]

 How long do you usually sit there?  :whistle:

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Re: Removing both wheels for he purpose of putting new tires
Reply #17 on: December 04, 2019, 08:39:41 PM


   Someone had to ask  :008: .

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Re: Removing both wheels for he purpose of putting new tires
Reply #18 on: December 04, 2019, 10:37:59 PM
Here is my Versys 1000LT SE waiting for new shoes. Both wheel off at the same time.  Used scissor jack under engine and jack-stand with front axle reinstalled.



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Re: Removing both wheels for he purpose of putting new tires
Reply #19 on: December 05, 2019, 09:31:15 AM
*Originally Posted by uralrob [+]

 How long do you usually sit there?  :whistle:

 Rob.

Maybe 2 minutes, he will loosen the bolts before I get on and put blocks of wood under the forks once the wheel is off.