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post #1 of 23 Old 08-12-2014, 06:21 PM Thread Starter
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Problem in garage

Noticed a problem this weekend. Fixing it today since the thunderstorms are rolling through.




To the wear bar. 5300 miles on these avon cobras.



Let the work begin.

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On the floor jack.


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Mufflers off. Ready for rear tire removal after break calipers removal

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Lower the lift til rear tire is set at no axle weight level and pull axle



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Problem in garage

Now go Remove the front caliber then the front tire after that finish the rear tire.

I do it in this order for balance on the lift.





Be nice and support those calipers. I keep strap leather strings around.





Yep they are done past the wear bar.





Time for some bourbon. New ones on tomorrow.



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Where did you get the bike lift from and for how much?
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Where did you get the bike lift from and for how much?
Harbor Freight. I have two of them and the table lift as well. With the coupon it was $59.00 (USD) The table lift with the coupon was $299.99 (USD). I have had them 3 years now no problems.

It is a different color now.

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Tires mounted let assembly begin


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