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I just went and bought new bearings for the front end,because their was a little play. the old ones were good,i bought bike used,and was wondering if their is supposed to be a spacer between triple trees,and the neck

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I'm not sure what you mean by spacer but there is no spacer in there. The steering stem of the lower triple tree has the bearing on it. There is a thin dust shield that goes between the bearing and the triple tree. With the races installed in the frame, just slide the steering stem up into the frame and install the top bearing, dust shield, and retainer. Then the upper tree goes on.

Refer to this site for exploded views of your bike.

http://www.bikebandit.com/2002-harley-davidson-motorcycle-softail-standard-fxsti/o/m18384#sch608652

good luck
Steve

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