Originally Posted by michiganteddybear
I read that date code as 22nd week of 1993..
yea, that axle nut has never been off in all likelyhood.. now that you have rear tire off, remove the rear drive unit from swing arm and inspect/grease the splines where the drive shaft and final drive meet!
That's how I read it too. New tire is on today. Got a 170/80 me888 on there. I cleaned the axle threads and put some never sieze on it. Also lubed the splines. Thankfulky they were lubed at the factory. Took the bike out for a cruise, can't believe how good the oem suspension is. I've got some pretty rough roads near me I have avoided on previous bikes but the suspension soaked the bumps right up [emoji1360]
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