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The installation of the first Timken bearing, Using petroleum jelly or assembly lube to ease installation.The tool itself is a JIMS machine tool, with a 5 speed tranny sprocket tool (also Jim's) being used to run the bearing on the crankshaft. I am just using the flywheel's packaging as a stand here. One
thing to remember, when something like this is dropped or damaged, you shouldn't proceed any farther! You really don't get to make mistakes like that, patience, and cleanliness will save allot of future headaches.



With the first bearing installed, and the tool removed. then the bearing spacer is slipped over the crankshaft.



The left case half, set down on that first bearing, in preparation of installing the second bearing.



Now slip the bearing on the shaft....

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Use the same tool rig, and press that bearing on. also coat the bearings well with assembly lube, after the installation...



This shows the crankshaft spacer and seal installed, I use a variation of the same tool to press the seal in around the spacer. (also coated with oil to not cut the seal) do not tap the seal in against the case half and flywheel...if you don't have a tool rigged up to press it in off the crank, wait till the cases are together, then install the seal. You don't wanna tap the flywheels out of true here, use a little finesse.



 

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Old 03-17-2007, 06:25 PM
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Very Nice Brad!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
 
Old 03-17-2007, 07:39 PM
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Terrific thread there Gypsy!! I really appreciate you taking the time to do this for us!
 
 
Old 03-18-2007, 03:01 AM
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This site just keeps getting better, thanks for taking the time to do this, for me who just rides them, its nice to get some insite on how things go together and work. There are a lot of helpfull people around this site.
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Old 03-18-2007, 05:37 AM
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Nice job Brad. Very nice job. This is a great tutorial.
You put a lot of time and effort into compiling all of the pictures and describing the process.
 
 
Old 03-18-2007, 10:29 AM
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I know who to call if I ever have a question related to motorcycles!
Thanks for all you've done for the members here, Brad!
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Old 03-18-2007, 12:59 PM
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thabk you for taking the time for tutorial
 
 
Old 03-19-2007, 01:36 PM
Awsome article Brad
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WOW! I'm about to contribute to CC again. The value of info like this... If everyone on here could pony up just $10.00 or so once a year... You'd all be getting a great value AND BigB would be able to afford all the redundant goodies so we would never go down...

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Old 03-24-2007, 07:26 AM
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Wow!!! How the hell did I miss this one? Great job Brad!!!
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Old 03-26-2007, 05:10 PM
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wow that articalwas just what i was looking for.thank you.even the harley shop could not explain . ajusting valve lash on the 124 thanks again chuck.
 
 

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