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Bike developed a wobble, has side to side movement in front wheel


First check the tire-pressure, then the fork oil; see if the wheel has a loose bearing play.

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Speed wobble is the term used to describe a quick oscillation of the handlebars ... 2 A scenario seen relatively often is that the top tube of the bike is under-built.

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High speed wobble


Speed wobbles can be caused by incorrectly adjusted steering head bearings. If the wobble comes in at the same speed on a straight road then look at wheel balancing as it may be a wheel hop you are feeling and not a wobble. Speed wobbles is when bike starts moving left to right to left and so on. Balance problems is when an up/down vibration is felt and always at the same speed. Another problem can be that the fairing support brackets inside the fairing have broken. This is a common fault on Harleys and there is an updated part when replacing them. I repair them by Tig welding and beefing up the area where they crack. If the fairing seems to be vibrating excessively at idle and you can move it then check this for sure.

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I have a 50cc 2002 yamaha zuma. Recently it has started to vibrate excessivly while it is driving. i am still getting top speed and have changed the gas and oil. It starts vibrating at about 20mph.


Hello, try checking the tyre pressures. A low pressure tyre will cause the bike to wobble,especially on the front. Another thing to check is the tyre itself, check for bumps and flat spots. All of these things can cause wobble. One more thing is the front forks, if the oil is low in them, that can also create problems. I hope that helps.

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Bike wobbles at 40mph when I'm letting off the throttle. Bike has new tires,brakes,steering stem bearings and still wobbles. need help!


Sounds like Wheel bearings, have you checked em?, Balance your tyres??
Have you considered it being the bike Vibrating, some things have an accoustic Tune point??

Jan 31, 2011 | 2004 Yamaha V Star 1100 Silverado

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My front tire is fairly new, no signs of wear yet. Everything seems tight in the front part of the bike. When I let go of the handlebars with both hands, sometimes (not always), the front forks SHAKE,...


Hello,

As long as the tire is weighted (balanced) properly and you are not a getting high-speed wobble, your mechanic is right. There are, however, other things that would cause your bike to wobble; tire type, road conditions, ribbed / grooved roads and slow speeds.

If you are concerned about your safety, I would recommend that you "test" your bike in different locations. Empty parking lots are a good place to start.

Regards,

Oz

Dec 28, 2010 | 1999 Honda GL 1500 SE Gold Wing

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My 2007 low rider has big vibration or wobble


The only thing I might suggest is to check the front motor mount again. Sometimes the engine will vibrate excessively if there is a crack in the frame.

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There is a wobble in the steering wheel between 80 and 90 km/h what could it be?


A steering vibration at high speeds is usually a result of front tire imbalance. A loose or worn front suspension or steering component can sometimes cause a vibration as well. You should check over all the joints (ie: tie rods, ball joints, track bar etc) and if that checks out have the front tires balanced.

May 15, 2010 | 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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How to lower a 2003 zzr1200?


You will have a very difficult time getting it low enough to fit you adequately. The seat height is nearly 32 inches stock, so compare that with your inseam and see how much you would need to adjust. It is doubtful you will get the bike that low without ground clearance and fender clearance issues, safety aside.

But, to answer your question:

The front fork tubes can be slid up the triple clamps over an inch, sometimes as much as 2 inches. Your fender may need to be removed however.

The rear you will have to buy/fabricate a lowering link set. There are several styles available on ebay.com for your bike.

I would also recommend taking your seat to an upholsterer and having some of the foam removed to provide more clearance for you.

Be advised that all modifications to the ride height of your bike adversely effects your ride quality and control. The amount that you need to lower your bike could and likely will make it much more difficult to maneuver due to the skewed suspension geometry.
Please be careful!

Sep 05, 2009 | 2003 kawasaki ZZR 1200

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Vibration in handlebars/forks??


Hi,
Front end vibration can be caused by front rim/tire out of balance, worn wheel bearing(s), bent front rim, or fork misalignment.
Since you recently had fork work done, I would first check the forks for proper alignment, then have the bike on a stand and spin the wheel to see if there is wobbling. To check for bearing wear, while the front is off the ground, try to rock the wheel from side to side. If you can feel or see movement, you will need new bearings.
Hope this helps

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