From: Lars Chance on
Fraser Johnston wrote:
> "ross_w" <rwonderley(a)gmail.com> wrote in message

>> If I do replace the shaft, are there any other parts that should be
>> done while I've got it out?
>>
>
> Replace it with something made in Japan. : )
>
A Tamagotchi?
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Elsie.
From: ross_w on
On May 12, 8:19 pm, "Fraser Johnston" <ftr...(a)iinet.net.au> wrote:
> "ross_w" <rwonder...(a)gmail.com> wrote in message
>
> news:35f7e002-4d99-419c-b8ef-e88c0be31e7f(a)6g2000prg.googlegroups.com...
>
>
>
> > I've lurked in this newsgroup now for a number of years on and off,
> > and occasionally posted. Now, I've bought a Guzzi I have. A Breva
> > V750IE. Now I SHOULD have put it on the centre stand and checked the
> > rear wheel free play before I bought it, but it has about an inch of
> > back and forth movement in the back wheel when it is in gear
> > accompanied by a clunking noise from the swing arm pivot.
>
> > There's no unusual vibration in the right hand footrest, but the gears
> > whine a bit and rattle in neutral.
>
> > Should I consider replacing teh drive shaft now or is it normal? I
> > priced a new one at about $350 US plus shipping to Oz. The scary part
> > is the amount of work that appears to be needed to remove the
> > swingarm.
>
> > If I do replace the shaft, are there any other parts that should be
> > done while I've got it out?
>
> Replace it with something made in Japan. : )
>
> Fraser

Funny you should say that. The bike I test drove back to back with it
was a Suzuki GS500. It was worse.
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