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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 06-17-2009, 05:41 PM Thread Starter
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does any one know the rear axle diameter of a vn750, so I don't have to pull mine out and measure it?




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Are you asking the diameter of the bolt that goes through the wheel. If so you can take just the nut off and measure the bolt end.

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Are you asking the diameter of the bolt that goes through the wheel. If so you can take just the nut off and measure the bolt end.
I know can do that but I was needing a pretty accurate measurement of the unthreaded part for some machine work.




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The diameter isn't listed in either of my manuals. Sorry.

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! guess I need to get out the calipers then.I couldn't find it in the factory manual or Haynes ,I was hoping one of you guys with a Clymers could tell me




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You may want to run it out a little bit and measure the smooth end.

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I think I read a post with a link, or saw a drawing in the gallery of some lowering plates for the rear axle with dimensions for the hole. Sorry but I don`t recall who posted it, and my search skills are not very good either.

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Hi,

I just replaced the rear axle nut and the measurements of it were M16 x 1.50 fine thread pitch.

So the axle is M16 (don't know if that's accurate enough for your machine work).

Cheers, Trace.
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Hi,

I just replaced the rear axle nut and the measurements of it were M16 x 1.50 fine thread pitch.

So the axle is M16 (don't know if that's accurate enough for your machine work).

Cheers, Trace.
Thanks trace tat means it is a 16mm bolt and that tells me what I need to know, after doing a little web math (Cheating) that works out to .630 which falls between 5/8 and 11/16",Denny




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Click on one x and drag to the other to read between them.

Psalm 40:1...
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