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1Back to top Go down   Split Swing arm boot Empty Split Swing arm boot on Sat Apr 11, 2015 1:03 pm

audibob

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Hi Guys, now my cd drive wont read my k100 manual disc, I need to know whether I have to remove the swinging arm in order to replace the drive boot. If i remove the shaft, is there sufficient room to get at it .
Thanks 
Bob


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Yamaha 90
Honda CD 175
Honda CB 360 
Triumph T 140V Bonneville
Triumph T150 Trident
Honda CB750 F1
Cz 175
Yamaha XS 750
R 100/7
R 80
K100 LT
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2Back to top Go down   Split Swing arm boot Empty Re: Split Swing arm boot on Sat Apr 11, 2015 1:14 pm

robmack

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You have to remove the drive shaft housing to access the boot. You will not be able to access the boot by just removing the rear differential and drive shaft.


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3Back to top Go down   Split Swing arm boot Empty Re: Split Swing arm boot on Sat Apr 11, 2015 1:15 pm

Two Wheels Better

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There is no way to remove the forward rubber accordian boot without first removing, or sufficiently pulling back, the swingarm and final drive on a Monolever K (as an assembly is easier).


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1987 K100RS, '89 K100 w/K1100RS engine, '93 Framed K11/K12 engine 'Big Block', '96 K1100RS, '09 K1300GT, '13 R1200RT-P, '95 R100 Mystic & '77 R75/7.

    

4Back to top Go down   Split Swing arm boot Empty Re: Split Swing arm boot on Sat Apr 11, 2015 11:34 pm

KlaustheK

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Having just finished this exact project as I swapped gearboxes I can say it's not much more work to get the swing arm assembly vs just the diff and shaft only four more bolts.


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5Back to top Go down   Split Swing arm boot Empty Split Swing arm boot on Sun Apr 12, 2015 3:50 am

audibob

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Thanks guys, 
It will give me the chance to inspect the swing arm bearings .
Do the pivot arms need replacing at higher mileages, or can I expect them to last , providing they are lubricated and the  bearings are good.
I can also check the spline lube and inspect the clutch actuating mechanism whilst the "back end " is off.
Bob


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Yamaha 90
Honda CD 175
Honda CB 360 
Triumph T 140V Bonneville
Triumph T150 Trident
Honda CB750 F1
Cz 175
Yamaha XS 750
R 100/7
R 80
K100 LT
K100 LT current bike
    

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