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front wheel centerline

Post by pepsi » Fri Dec 31, 2010 7:17 pm

Hi , Is the front wheel on a KR250 centered (or offset) in the forks? :?:

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Post by pepsi » Tue Jan 04, 2011 1:10 am

pepsi wrote:Hi , Is the front wheel on a KR250 centered (or offset) in the forks? :?:
somebody please give me a measure? [-o<

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Post by madmito » Fri Jan 07, 2011 10:59 pm

Looks like it's centred.Difficult to measure accurately without removing guard.

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Post by pepsi » Sat Jan 08, 2011 11:11 pm

madmito wrote:Looks like it's centred.Difficult to measure accurately without removing guard.
can you stick your figure between the discs and forks to feel the gap?

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Post by madmito » Mon Jan 10, 2011 9:08 am

Disc rotor to fork leg is between 14 and 15mm.I've got four KR's measured them all.Are you missing spacers or are you running different forks?

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Post by pepsi » Mon Jan 10, 2011 12:05 pm

madmito wrote:Disc rotor to fork leg is between 14 and 15mm.I've got four KR's measured them all.Are you missing spacers or are you running different forks?
I have a non standard wheel that the previous owner installed , that is not centered. I beleive I'll have to correct it . :?

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Post by StrokerBoy » Mon Jan 10, 2011 12:35 pm

I wouldn't have expected the rim (and therefore the tyre) to be anything other than centred between the forks. Or the rear one non-centered in the swingarm either for that matter. Wouldn't that give strange handling ? :?

Obviously, at the hub there are normally different length spacers to cope with the speedo-drive (and the sprocket/cush-drive at the back) but the net result is to centre the tyre surely ? :?

No doubt someone will be along shortly to point out I'm wrong...
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