final drive

  1. MartyCA

    Quick final drive install question

    So I performed my first tire change and spline greasing. Used loctite 8012, thinking back, I may have applied a little too generously in the shaft but I dont imagine that causing a problem. My question is, would blue threadlocker suffice for the 4 nuts holding on the final drive unit? At least...
  2. Jetag93

    About to do 600 mile oil/filter change and final drive gear oil

    I've put 600 miles on my beautiful beast since picking it up a week ago. Anyone do the first service yet? I've read the manual and its pretty straight forward. Any tips?
  3. laraza

    Removing final drive housing

    My final drive housing is looking shabby so I thought I'd get it powder coated over the winter (along with a few other bits). Is it an easy job to remove? any tips or short cuts very welcome. Thanks guys
  4. 9Ball

    ** SOLD ** New never used Rocket 3 final drive

    2005 through 2010 Rocket 3 Standard...see the listed links for actual fitment info. I bought this final drive as a spare right after I bought my 2007 R3 standard. I read of numerous problems with premature final drive failure back in 2007 and had intentions of putting a lot of miles on my bike...
  5. GaryA

    Final drive - bevel box breather removal

    Would someone be able to tell how to remove and clean the breather at the top of the rear drive / bevel box? It is something I have to check to try and figure out what is going on and causing an oil leak.
  6. GaryA

    Leaky Final Drive

    Well, the saga continues. Had the seal replaced and all has been, sealed! Until yesterday, under the bike checking out the starter motor and what is involved in that, and the rear drive is leaking again. Not badly, yet. I am back to the shop that did the work but I don't think they...
  7. nivlek

    Final drive unit

    Hi has anyone ever split a final drive unit
  8. GaryA

    Final drive oil leak

    Noticed a small patch at the rear of the bike this morning and discovered that oil has leaked at the final drive onto the rear wheel rim, around the hub where it goes into the rear drive. Before pulling it to pieces, what can I expect when I remove the rear wheel? Is there a final seal that...
  9. Mike Rocket

    Final drive breather

    Has anyone out there managed to remove the breather from the final drive without destroying it?
  10. 2

    For Sale Final Drive unit

    SOLD. I bought this on ebay around 2008 or 2009. I think the guy said it was off a 2007 Classic that was being converted to a trike. Its been sitting on a shelf in my garage all this time. Splines look excellent. It will NOT fit the single headlight R3 Touring model. It will only fit the...
  11. aprillakilla

    final drive -- dry !!!

    hi there just thort i should post this on here as it may be of some use to fellow rider's . i do realise i'm in the uk but i don't think this should happen to the rocket no matter where you are ! i took the final drive unit off to attend to 'peeling paint' on the unit when i did this i found...
  12. Kim Turner

    Final drive differences 2007 v 2014

    Apart from the finish what is the difference between the final drive on the 2007 Classic and 2014 Roadster? Thank you
  13. Kim Turner

    Final drive gear oil

    Running a 2007 Rocket 3 Classic. What are the recommendations on the type of final drive gear oil? I have heard everything from Royal Purple to Mobil 1??? Was going to go with the Royal Purple 75W90 synthetic, BUT, says on site NOT recommended for motorcycles? Thank you
  14. RooK

    How HOT is your final drive?

    I finally got her back together. Took her for a spin, everything seem to be fine. Looking for hot spots , (yes I'm talking about the rocket) touching the final drive it's hot! I only rode for 25 minutes at 20C, any warmer I wouldn't keep my hand on it. I changed the oil last year. Had no...
  15. Corboy

    Want to Buy Fuel Tank, Rear Guard, Final Drive for 2012 R3R

    Hi, Due to a bit of a disagreement with a truck I need to replace a few items. Need a rear guard (with plate mount and indicators but not essential) Fuel Tank Final drive Any leads appreciated. Cheers!
  16. Rogiecrockett

    Final Drive Drain Plug stripped?

    I was doing the 10K oil change yesterday morning and while everything was off I thought i would drain the final drive oil and replace. I know it is a 20K change but it is not expensive, I have the oil and I wanted to spend time working on the bike so 'what the heck'. After draining the oil I...
  17. Tonester

    Final Drive Breather Cap Removal?

    Hi All, I have a replacement breather cap for the final drive hub and I can't get the old cap out of the final drive hub. I'm assuming that the breather cap is a push-in fit? I'm replacing the old one because the chrome plating on it was pealing off and rusting... Can anyone give me some...
  18. Mittzy

    **OBE** Rocket 3 Wheels and Final Drive

    Rocket 3 Wheels and Final Drive - Powder Coated Gloss Black. These Wheels and Final Drive are off a 2008 Standard. Wheels Freshly Powder Coated, Final Drive not repainted. Will Not fit Roadster or Tournig No Discs, New Wheel Bearings. Price is Negotiable and does not include shipping. Edit...
  19. R3Tex

    Clicking Noise in the Rear Wheel

    Alright all you experts and others that have f#cked up a bunch of parts...I have a problem on one of the bikes I service and need your opinion. I did a search and found a couple of threads discussing similar problems but they all seemed to have different cures so before I do something extreme...
  20. Ishrub

    What is different with final drive for Roadster from R3 and Classic?

    Is it just the color - Black for Roadster Silver Alloy for earlier Rockets? Can a R3/ Classic be used for spares? I saw some listing state the Roadster is 87 Degrees - is this referring to mating surface where it joins drive shaft Parts No's are different: Roadster T3 FINAL DRIVE UNIT 87...
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