Front wheel binds when axle nut is tightened
Hello, all. I'm new here.
I have a '93 VN750, and I just got done doing forks seals, oil and a new front tire. Upon mounting the front wheel, I noticed something:
With the right spacer and speedo drive (left spacer) in place, when I tighten the axle nut (not to a specified toque -- just enough from holding the right side with a screwdriver, and using a 19mm box wrench), the wheel doesn't spin freely anymore.
Some troubleshooting that I've already done:
-- The axle pushes in by hand, so I don't think I have a bent fork tube or stanchion; I don't think the bind is coming from the forks.
-- to make sure that I don't have anything bent, I loosened the fender bolts as well as the top and bottom triple pinch bolts -- to where the tubes spin in the triples. But I get the same result.
-- I *THINK* I have the speedo drive in the right way (I don't have a service manual); it seems to notch in to the fork leg only one way that makes sense, relative to the angle of the speedo cable.
-- The wheel bearings operate smoothly, and the distance collar is intact.
I'm out of ideas.
Thanks in advance for any help!