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Front wheel replacement

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Old 01-29-2012, 11:47 PM   #1
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Front wheel replacement

First time to do this. kindly advice me what size of the allen wrench to dismantle the front tyre and the back/rear wheels. for me to get one from the store as im planning to dismantle and change the tyre at the same time to put the grease on the bearing... ill appreciate in advance your input gents.... thanks
   
 
Old 01-30-2012, 05:23 AM   #2
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17 mm
   
 
Old 01-30-2012, 07:17 PM   #3
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thanks mate..
   
 
Old 02-05-2012, 11:52 PM   #4
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17mm for the left side if you sit on the Bike, im i right... how about on the right side. what is the size. visibly when i check , the size at the right side is bigger than the left side... which size i supposed to remove......
   
 
Old 02-06-2012, 02:03 AM   #5
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Have you got a 'workshop manual' !

There's plenty to read.

2000 zx12r service manual in PDF format link

http://hotfile.com/dl/114040971/3c8d...anual.pdf.html


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Old 02-10-2012, 09:33 PM   #6
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any one can advice what size of the hex fit to dismantle the right side axle when you sit on the bike. i try to used the other side of the spark plug socket as i watched it on the you tube...but it doesnt work,,,,its quit big than the hole of the axle. pls advice me the size....
   
 
Old 02-10-2012, 10:31 PM   #7
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just did mine this evening with the backside of a craftsman spark plug socket. worked great.
   
 
Old 02-11-2012, 01:21 AM   #8
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tom, I had purchased a set of socket wherein in include the spark plug socket, and when i tried it the back side, it doesnt work, its quit big....it doesnt insert on the axle head....on the left side its 17mm which i have it but i dont like to disturb this side coz its the nuts of the axle. pls advice what would be the next move to remove the axle.
   
 
Old 02-11-2012, 02:08 AM   #9
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i have undone the axle from the 17mm side with no problems .or u can use the head of bolt with with with lock nuts on the big side
   
 
Old 02-11-2012, 11:39 AM   #10
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cheapest way out for one of the tools to do this with is lowes or home depot or ace hardware. just a bolt a few nuts and your in biz
   
 
Old 02-13-2012, 07:23 PM   #11
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anyone exactly can tell what the exact size of the hex or head nut ?
   
 
Old 02-13-2012, 07:32 PM   #12
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buy one of these .from memory i think it's 22mm
Motion Pro - Superlight T-6 Hex Axle Tool 17,19,22,24 mm
   
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