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andykleyland

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andykleyland says:

Headstock Bearings

I own a Honda VTR1000 1998 model which has 28,000 miles on it. At the last MOT I was advised to replace the headstock bearings. Should I fit taper roller bearings instead of the standard ball bearings? Will there be a difference in the feel of the bike or any other noticable benefit.:huh: 

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smidget

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smidget says:

HI andykleyland

Headstock bearings.

It is best to fit taper roller bearings as these do allow for minor adjustment as the bearings settle, plus they have in general a larger weight bearing surface.

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