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1Back to top Go down   Swing Arm Bearing OEM vs All Balls Empty Swing Arm Bearing OEM vs All Balls on Wed Dec 31, 2014 2:31 am

smithy

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Thought I would post these pics here rather than intrude on BooG's original post any more.
Here's a few pics showing the OEM swing arm bearing next to the All Balls replacement bearing.
All Balls state that every thing needed to replace the swing arm bearings in your K bike are in the box! Yeah right, what they don't say is you need to go to your local machine shop and have a spacer fabricated to make there bearings work. As All Balls did supply a bigger seal that was suppose to act as the spacer (sorry cant find that now) but that was totally useless.
So if you need to change the swing arm bearings, I recommend spending a bit more dosh for some quality not these cheap All Balls crap. 

   Swing Arm Bearing OEM vs All Balls Fag_al10

Swing Arm Bearing OEM vs All Balls Fag_al11

Swing Arm Bearing OEM vs All Balls Fag_al12


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2Back to top Go down   Swing Arm Bearing OEM vs All Balls Empty Re: Swing Arm Bearing OEM vs All Balls on Wed Dec 31, 2014 3:16 am

RicK G

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They look like Paralever rear joint swingarm bearings to me.


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3Back to top Go down   Swing Arm Bearing OEM vs All Balls Empty Re: Swing Arm Bearing OEM vs All Balls on Wed Dec 31, 2014 4:02 am

smithy

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This is the link Here  sold to fit the K100 83 to 86


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4Back to top Go down   Swing Arm Bearing OEM vs All Balls Empty Re: Swing Arm Bearing OEM vs All Balls on Wed Dec 31, 2014 4:45 am

RicK G

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The outside diameter looks smaller or is that just camera tricks. The paralever bearings are smaller OD but I think ID is the same.


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"Man sacrifices his health in order to make money.
Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health.
And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived."   Dalai Lama


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5Back to top Go down   Swing Arm Bearing OEM vs All Balls Empty Re: Swing Arm Bearing OEM vs All Balls on Wed Dec 31, 2014 8:05 am

smithy

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@RicK G wrote:The outside diameter looks smaller or is that just camera tricks. The paralever bearings are smaller OD but I think ID is the same.

The dimensions are the same as the Fag, it's only the width that's different.


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6Back to top Go down   Swing Arm Bearing OEM vs All Balls Empty Re: Swing Arm Bearing OEM vs All Balls on Wed Dec 31, 2014 8:32 am

RicK G

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Its not what I thought it was then.
I am not a fan of those swingarm roller bearings, they don't take the load well when not rotating. You would be a lot better off with an angular contact ball race but they cost more.


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"Man sacrifices his health in order to make money.
Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health.
And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived."   Dalai Lama


Bikes 1993 K1100 LT, 1998 K1100 LT, 1993 K75 RT, 1996 K75RT, 1986 K75 GS, 1979 Z1300 Kawasaki X 2 for now
    

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