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Guys, 
I just bought the CNCs from Torpedo (for DRZ400E - Black) and have a problem.

The gap between the front fork and the tyre is about 4-5mm more so than the left side. So the wheel is not centered.

Torpedo tech supporting still scratching their heads on this one.

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Sounds like it's just a matter of adjusting the spokes to move the rim over a bit. How the rim is centered over the hub is called Dish. 

 

Any experienced wheel builder would be able to adjust that. You could give it a go, but I'd probably have someone with some experience do it myself. I've seen improperly tensioned mountain bike wheels go out of shape with disastrous results. 

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loosen everything and bounce the front end a few times, then try again. if the axle is in a bind, it will throw off the wheel alignment. 

 

if that isn't is, cut new bearing spacers from pipe (lowes/home depot/etc) and fix it. i wouldn't risk breaking spokes or screwing up the dish of a wheel for a bearing spacer. 

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Guys, 

I just bought the CNCs from Torpedo (for DRZ400E - Black) and have a problem.

The gap between the front fork and the tyre is about 4-5mm more so than the left side. So the wheel is not centered.

Torpedo tech supporting still scratching their heads on this one.

Hey John, i'm having a similar problem and not sure whether i have put the spacer in correctly. Did you end up resolving this issue?

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If your brake disc is centered in the caliper spacers are OK. You can move the rim over by loosining the spokes on the tight side 1/4 turn all the way around the rim and tighting the other side 1/4 turn. repete if needed. Doing it this way will keep the wheel pretty much in true.

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