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From what I have read during the countless hours spent researching my motard build at Thumper Talk / Supermoto Junkies - all the manfactures under grease the bikes from the factory...

When I stripped my bike (brand new) the bearings were sickly looking just like all the threads said they were.. If your into keeping your bike optimumly performing & want to save yourself problems in the future this would be a great winter project as well as a good way to get to know your bike..

Your Bible..



GREAT STUFF..

Bel Ray Waterproof Gease



Rear Linkage..

Working on these bikes is cake - ALOT easyer access to bolts / nuts..







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Nasty Stock Grease - Clean that stuff out & load er up with Bel Ray..

Dont forget to hit the Swingarm bearings..







Get all the Bearings - if it sees friction - GREASE IT..



























 

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Happy Sunday...:epimp

Im not gonna go into super detail about how to get the stuff apart - with the manual its breaks it down like butter..

Sprayed with a degreaser (Simple Green) ran HOT water over it..

DRY VERY GOOD WHEN DONE....





Views of the Stem bearings..







Work the grease in real good..



Load up the Frame Stem also..





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This is not limited to just Motards / Dirtbikes but sould be done on your Sportbike also..

* Ensure your bolts are TORQUED TO SPECS & locktite is used when needed..

Doing this gives ya a warm fuzzy knowing you bikes running Greasy smooth..
 

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Crap.. i totally thought this thread was about "Grease"....

Good info though....
 

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Yeah almost every "dirt bike" (including motards) come from the factory with not enough grease in them...is a commonly known thing its one of the first things to do when buying a new dirt bike..so same theory apply's to motards..

Good write up,
-Pete:thumbup
 
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