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Any one in the NC area that can help or put on the shaft hit me up please. Its been 4 hrs and still no luck tried everything listed here and can't get it on. Im pissed now
 

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Any one in the NC area that can help or put on the shaft hit me up please. Its been 4 hrs and still no luck tried everything listed here and can't get it on. Im pissed now
are you talking about the hub and shaft? the only way i would atempt to do this is buy removeing the secondary out put houseing it is so easy and fast doing it this way!!! it is the ONLY way to do it in my opinion in the shop manual go to page 4-10 that will show you the part I`m refering to!! Good luck Bro!!!
 

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are you talking about the hub and shaft? the only way i would atempt to do this is buy removeing the secondary out put houseing it is so easy and fast doing it this way!!! it is the ONLY way to do it in my opinion in the shop manual go to page 4-10 that will show you the part I`m refering to!! Good luck Bro!!!
I think there is another way. I will let you know how it goes. I am doing it tomorrow.
 

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ThANKS GUYS. Ill try this tomorrow because it has kicked my:edit: and I am done. I did take off the secondary as in the post and still couldnt get it in. Im going to try the other method next.
 

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I have done this 3 times now.

The secondary removal is one option, but it is a bi-atch

Trial and error stab-for-luck never worked out for me.

The last time I did it, I found a better way. If I was closer, I would come and do it, taking pictures for a how to.

Short of that, here it goes:

Remove swing arm axle bolt at the top of swing arm

Fully assemble rear wheel, hub, wheel-axle - everything at the wheel end of the swing arm.

Having removed the swing arm axle bolt, you can move the whole swing arm away from the secondary. Doing so will give you good access to the U-joint.

Pull the U-joint from the secondary.

Slide the U-joint onto the hub shaft. (you have room to look down in there and use a screwdriver or something to line the shaft up with the U-joint.

With the U-joint mounted to the hub-axle, move the swing arm back into place. The U-joint is much easier to get into the secondary.

Once that is lined up and back in place, put the swing arm axle back in and you are done.

Replace covers and ride!
 

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If you are near the Raleigh area, shoot me a PM. My neighbor is a service tech from an out of business dealer in Durham. He has started up his own business, and is beating everybodys prices, and does great work. He also mounts tires for a lot less.
 

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appreciate the help fellas but Im just not getting this thing on. If your buddy wants to come to fayetteville I will pay for his gas. My bike has no rear tire on it so a trailer to Raleigh would be more of a hassle. Let me know im ready to ride. The u joint got some burs due to not being completely in splne and when we thought it was good to go. It still locks but dont want to keep trying and making anything worse. Have your buddy give me a call and see if we can work something out. Thanks. 9103549888
 

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Print version http://www.m109riders.com/howto/10inch/

If you are going to run a 280 on your bike you need to do it on the right size rim. Running a 280 on a stock 8.5" rim will cause premature wear in the sidewalls of the tire if you ride the twisties at all.

That being said it does take a little more work to get a 280 on a 10" rim to fit in the stock swingarm. It's going to sound harder than it is and after you've done it a couple of times it's no big deal. I hope this helps.

This is going to start at the point where you have already installed your bearings and cushdrive. Here's the video for getting the cushdrive out. http://www.m109riders.com/forum/inde...c,10391.0.html

First thing you need to do is to fish the wheel in with the hubs off of the wheel. You will install the hubs after you get the wheel in the swingarm. What I do is angle the back of the wheel to the left of the bike and fish the front in around the differential. Sorry but I don't have a picture of doing that but I do have one of what it will look like when it's in.

Sorry about the red differential, I had a moment of very bad judgement. I'm all better since these pictures.

You need to drop the lift to where it's pretty close to where it needs to be so you can install the hubs.

If you're installing a Replicator wheel it will have two 1/4-20 holes tapped in the drive hub and two countersunk holes in the wheel. Those are there to hold the hub in place while you're bolting up the other side of the hub.

This is a RC wheel and it doesn't have that so you need to put the hub on the wheel and line up the bolt holes and then scoot the wheel over so that the diff. holds the hub in place while you put the other side on.

Don't forget this part! More than once I got the whole hub and wheel bolted up and found out I forgot to put the crush tube in. You've got to remember to put this in because that's what ties all the bearings together. Without the crush tube the hubs take all the stress when you torque down the axle. DON'T FORGET THE CRUSH TUBE!

Now that I have the crush tube in I'm ready to bolt the right side hub up. What I do is slide the axle in from the wrong side just so it will help to hold the hub and crush tube in place while I install the hub bolts.

Tighten the bolts in a star pattern making sure the hubs are seated in the wheel. Get the bolts good and tight but remember you have to do this all over again when you have to change a tire so it's up to you if you want to use Loctite or not. I don't and have never had a problem.

Now you can pull the axle out and install the dust seal. If yours didn't come with one just rob it from the stock wheel.

Install the axle from the drive side and have it stick out just enough to hold the spacer.

Install rotor and snug all bolts.

Install caliper bracket and run axle all the way through swingarm.

Install caliper and snug bolts.

Now you need to jack the wheel off of the ground and spin it to make sure nothing is hitting and you're not getting any strange noises that shouldn't be there. If all is well go over every bolt and nut and torque them down to spec.

Now sit back and checkout that big fat tire, and then go for a ride. You're going to love it.
 

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I have done this 3 times now.

The secondary removal is one option, but it is a bi-atch

Trial and error stab-for-luck never worked out for me.

The last time I did it, I found a better way. If I was closer, I would come and do it, taking pictures for a how to.

Short of that, here it goes:

Remove swing arm axle bolt at the top of swing arm

Fully assemble rear wheel, hub, wheel-axle - everything at the wheel end of the swing arm.

Having removed the swing arm axle bolt, you can move the whole swing arm away from the secondary. Doing so will give you good access to the U-joint.

Pull the U-joint from the secondary.

Slide the U-joint onto the hub shaft. (you have room to look down in there and use a screwdriver or something to line the shaft up with the U-joint.

With the U-joint mounted to the hub-axle, move the swing arm back into place. The U-joint is much easier to get into the secondary.

Once that is lined up and back in place, put the swing arm axle back in and you are done.

Replace covers and ride!
That is how we did it tonight. :bigthumbsup:
 

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I found an easier way to do this as long as you have 2 people...
I tied a few pieces of fishing line to the universal.. this allowed me to hold it up/down and over while stabbing it in from the back....takes a couple of tries but it works well... took me about 15 minutes last time I did it...
 

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Did you call the number that I PM'd you? I am sure he can help you with your situation. If you still have problems after this evening, give him a call.
 

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Yeh man I called but he said he couldnt explin over the phone so Im just going to try the front methid again since I dont have a big enough allen bolt to try the swingarm method
 

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Yeh man I called but he said he couldnt explin over the phone so Im just going to try the front methid again since I dont have a big enough allen bolt to try the swingarm method
all you need is a bolt where the head will fit the swing arm pivot bolt and 2 nuts lock them down on the bolt and wala you have a homemade allen wrench!!
 

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didnt think of that. Just took off the secondary and I am a worse mechanic than I thought becuase its still on the jack. Couldnt fish it in so square one here I come
 

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I just done my bike a few weeks ago and I took the secondary drive off then slid the shaft and rear hub into place. I had the rubber boot up front rolled back so that I could reach in there and line up the u joint with the secondary drive. I also left the 3 bolts on the rear hub very loose so that I didnt have to compress the drive shaft at all. It is easy to line up the ujoint like this and the secondary will slide right back into place.
Then you tighten up the 3 rear hub bolts and roll the rubber boot back into place and you are done.
 
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