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polecat
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« on: May 16, 2022, 08:21:34 »

had the x7 to MOT man failed on the needle bearings in the swinging arm only 6000km on clock not a drop of grease on any of the four bearings sorted now and a new fork seal in so job done
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scooter piaggio x7 125cc 2008
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« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2022, 14:29:04 »

Piaggio never did apply grease, I think it has value greater than gold in Italy!
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« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2022, 15:05:03 »

must have used that tin they had just after the war from the army surplus store, bearings were seized in it took me hours to get the casings out with the help of a couple of 5p coins they were the right size to belt with the hammer
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scooter piaggio x7 125cc 2008
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« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2022, 16:49:18 »

Ah yes, the standard Moto Guzzi owners' joke, 'The great Italian grease famine of 1921 to' < insert current year here >

 
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