WHEEL BEARINGS - THE DOPE

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  1. 1olbull

    1olbullRiding Motor Since 1951

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    Front & Rear Wheel Bearings for the Rocket Roadster.
    Many of us have had to replace these, including myself (3 rear wheel sets so far in 53K miles).
    I have finally measured out the bearings. In an attempt to help ameliorate the apparent confusion in researching & ordering these wheel bearings, I have prepared two charts:

    Front-Wheel-Bearings.jpg Rear Wheel Bearings.jpg
    I hope this helps . . .
     
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    barbagrisMad Scientist

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    Ta! - those have gone into my "useful stuff" files.
     
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    1olbullRiding Motor Since 1951

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    I assume "Ta" is better than "tish & pish"?
     
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    Ta is a simple way of saying Thank You, I was starting to look at front and rear wheel bearings for when I powder coat my wheels so a big ta from me also.
     
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    As stated by our Exiled Scot - It is a form of saying thanks - mainly in the northern UK - A word most likely of Viking heritage.
     
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    These bearings cross over to the R3T as well.
     
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    Thanks 1oBull. Saved;)
     
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    EasTexRIIIUneasy Rider

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    Ta - indeed!
     
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    Sent out a number of inquiries to see if we can find a quality set without involving any mystery garbage out of China.

    Will follow up with answers, hopefully we can find a one stop shop for good quality full front and rear set.
     
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    1olbullRiding Motor Since 1951

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    So then, the Touring has the same part numbers even though the wheels are different size?
     
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