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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-10-2008, 11:57 PM Thread Starter
 
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GSX-R keeps eating rear wheel bearings!!!

I bought a 2007 gsx-r off the show room floor...well being the genius i am wrecked it. i got everything fix...i thought and it wont go any farther than 45 miles without destroying rear wheel bearings... i just trashed my second set...any ideas about why this is happening...i put new front a rear wheels on. Any help would be greatly appreciated now that i have to go out of pocket to fix it.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-11-2008, 04:35 PM
 
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I bought a 2007 gsx-r off the show room floor...well being the genius i am wrecked it. i got everything fix...i thought and it wont go any farther than 45 miles without destroying rear wheel bearings... i just trashed my second set...any ideas about why this is happening...i put new front a rear wheels on. Any help would be greatly appreciated now that i have to go out of pocket to fix it.
Your swingarm could be damaged. Take it to a place with a computrack and check to make sure its straight.

Also, this goes without saying, make sure everything is aligned properly.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-11-2008, 04:39 PM
 
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swingarm, bent axle, or chain alignment. My guess is you bent the axle.
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