Do all these hubs wear this bad?

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neilw
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Do all these hubs wear this bad?

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Post by neilw » Sun Apr 24, 2011 8:13 pm

I have three older style wheels ,they all have wear the brake drun side of the hub,lots of wear ..Being the drum bolts to the wheel I don't see how there would be movement . If the wheel studs were loose ( on all three) I'd think it would be obvious while riding.. I attached a pic of the worn hub.
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Re: do all these hubs werar this bad?

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Post by Bigincher » Sun Apr 24, 2011 8:39 pm

I wonder if that wouldn't be caused by the brake shoe return spring rubbing on it...? That's about all I can think of....

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Re: do all these hubs werar this bad?

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Post by Robert Luland » Sun Apr 24, 2011 11:37 pm

If its installed in the wrong hole? Yep!

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Re: do all these hubs werar this bad?

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Post by Bosheff » Mon Apr 25, 2011 2:27 am

If that was in fact the case, I would think you could hear the grinding when rollin the motorcyle with engine not running. Also it would be evident on the brake return spring....bosheff

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