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Author Topic: Seeking Rear Wheel Alignment Shortcut  (Read 1727 times)

jartist

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Re: Seeking Rear Wheel Alignment Shortcut
« Reply #15 on: January 26, 2013, 05:08:47 PM »
Are there any problems with checking the alignment on the right side while the bike is on it's sidestand?

Ducati Scotty

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Re: Seeking Rear Wheel Alignment Shortcut
« Reply #16 on: January 26, 2013, 05:11:28 PM »
You need to check both sides at the same time with the bike upright.  Get a rear stand, have someone sit on it, or work around the center stand.

GreenMachine

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Re: Seeking Rear Wheel Alignment Shortcut
« Reply #17 on: January 26, 2013, 05:40:15 PM »
I have just one lazer pointer just like in the pic..Nice jig he made to line up the front/ rear..Maybe I'll make one if I have the scrap...
Oh Magoo you done it again

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Re: Seeking Rear Wheel Alignment Shortcut
« Reply #18 on: January 27, 2013, 06:11:11 AM »
I've always used two aluminum straight edges.

gremlin

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Re: Seeking Rear Wheel Alignment Shortcut
« Reply #19 on: January 28, 2013, 03:02:18 PM »
Are there any problems with checking the alignment on the right side while the bike is on it's sidestand?

1. gravity may distort your stick
2. differing tire pressures and tire types will influence sidewall flex
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