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Swing arm bearings and lubrication

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I lubed my shock linkage and the swing arm bearings yesterday. I was happy to find they were in good shape after riding many Enduros since February.

I had already lubed the linkage since it sees the most mud. Some folks suggested the oriental brands don't have much lub on the swing arm, but mine looked OK.

It did need grease, but no wear or tear showed up. I do wish they used cage roller bearings (like Harley). The loose bearings tend to be easy to lose one.

RAD DAD

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After a partial season of trail and enduro riding, I found water had penetrated one swingarm bearing and one of the rear suspension linkage bearings. The other bearings all looked like brand new. It's easy to overlook these bearings but they do need occaissional attention.

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Went thru my suspension linkage and steerer over the weekend and there was lots of grease in there. Surprised me, but glad to see that Honda splurged and actually lubed the stuff.

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