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Wheel bearing kit for FZ1 Gen 2
« on: 21 December 2016, 10:05:27 PM »
Anyone replaced their rear wheel bearings on a FZ1 Gen 2 bike?  Looking to replace  mine as a preventative measure as the bearings collapsed on the last bike.  Having difficulty finding a rear bearing kit from a bearing manufacturer that i recognise.  Weemoto have a kit by 'Slinky Glide', who i had never heard of before.  Anyone used these kits (are they any good) or know where I can get another kit - I live in the UK. 

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Re: Wheel bearing kit for FZ1 Gen 2
« Reply #1 on: 21 December 2016, 10:35:22 PM »
You could try Orbic Bearings. They are stockists for most major bearing manufacturers.They're in Croydon 020 86848262.

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Re: Wheel bearing kit for FZ1 Gen 2
« Reply #2 on: 22 December 2016, 10:23:11 AM »


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Re: Wheel bearing kit for FZ1 Gen 2
« Reply #3 on: 22 December 2016, 12:46:17 PM »
As Tefer says above.
I've used Marksman a couple of times without issue. In fact, they were recommended to me from this forum for Gen1 replacement bearings. There's a thread somewhere related to them......

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Re: Wheel bearing kit for FZ1 Gen 2
« Reply #4 on: 23 December 2016, 11:19:45 AM »
Cheers Guys - I will try them out.

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Re: Wheel bearing kit for FZ1 Gen 2
« Reply #5 on: 24 December 2016, 06:33:22 PM »
Marksman have front wheel bearings listed for the FZ1 Gen2 bike, but not rear bearings.  Have sent them an e-mail to find out if they stock them.  Ordered front bearings from M&P meantime (All Balls).

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Re: Wheel bearing kit for FZ1 Gen 2
« Reply #7 on: 25 December 2016, 06:31:32 PM »
Top man - thanks.  This will let me get on with the winter maintainence!! After the Christmas lunch has settled down! :eek




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Re: Wheel bearing kit for FZ1 Gen 2
« Reply #8 on: 07 January 2017, 05:51:21 PM »
Just thought I would let you all know that the service I had from Marksman was excellent. 

If anyone else is changing there rear bearings on a Gen 2 bike just check that you get the correct size of the rubber outer seals.  The outer daimeter of seals I was sent were 62mm when i actually needed 58mm.  The correct size of the rubber seals for my 2008 bike is 40/58/7.  Marksman were great and sent out a set of replacements within 24 hours.

I had never removed needle bearings before but they came out easy enough, just gave them a spray with GT85, heated the wheel hub with a hairdrier and gently tapped them out with a drift :)

I have a job for tomorrow, just fitted the wheel on the bike and noticed a nail in the back tire, already have one puncture repair so will replace the tire - bugger.  A lot of builders in the area at the moment pulling kit in and out of their vans!! :(




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Re: Wheel bearing kit for FZ1 Gen 2
« Reply #9 on: 28 March 2018, 09:50:26 PM »
My apologies if bringing old threads back from the dead is frowned upon, however I have a quick question regarding the rear wheel bearings and this seemed the most relevant thread


I noticed some noise and play in the rear wheel this evening when doing a spot of spring chain maintenance, so figure at 32K miles it's probably time to replace the bearings, the Marksman kits for the 3 bearings are still available on their site for my FZ1-S, but following on from Bruce's last post, are they now putting the correct diameter seals in the packs for the later Gen 2's


Once again cheers all for any assistance


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Re: Wheel bearing kit for FZ1 Gen 2
« Reply #10 on: 29 March 2018, 12:36:30 PM »
Ordered them - let's see what turns up .............