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Tight steering

Hey guys wondering if anyone has had there steering go tight on them ? Its not so tight it cant move but not as smooth as it should be. I had it in the HD workshop about 3 months ago n they told me it was tight n lubed it up and then it was good .. now its gone tight again .. i wouldn't have even put 100km on it since then . Any advice would be great ! Cheers


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Rusted steering head bearings! Picture is of my 2015 xg750 lower bearing.
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Same results as Brent.. I used the following to replace mine:




It fits perfectly and was the right part number, amazons "check if it fits" was wrong.

and used the following tools:




Well worth what was paid, I'm sure I'll use it for other projects. Same goes for the following bearing driver set:




I will say I have 36k miles on mine, haven't rode as much this year as last sadly. But I'd say replace around every 30k miles after experiencing this.
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