Rear axle groaning

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Mickbc
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Rear axle groaning

Post by Mickbc » Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:00 am

I bought a Yamaha sir sp1300 trike. The rear axle mix fitted with a gearbox which enables the trike to reverse in all years the gearbox whines when slowing down very loudly. I have tried many trike builders all who say it is progression Aly built but imam unable to find out by whom. Any advice would be gratefully accepted as I out ride for fear of doing more damage. I am disabled and my trike is the closest I am allowed to riding a bike these days and I'm getting withdrawal symptoms! Thanks in advance mick

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Re: Rear axle groaning

Post by Deep Diver » Mon Apr 30, 2018 9:14 am

Hi Mick. Can you pop along to the new members section and introduce your self. It's good manners even if we don't have any.
Now this gearbox is it a gold colour with a lever off to one side. Any chance you can post a picture.
Plus where abouts are you as we are all over the country.
I tried to be normal once, worst two minutes of my life.

Barry the cantankerous old goat. :poke:

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Re: Rear axle groaning

Post by jinjachin » Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:42 pm

Does it look like this https://shop.quaife.co.uk/quaife-reversing-box
A lot of trikes with reverse use this unit

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Re: Rear axle groaning

Post by Ghoulie » Tue May 01, 2018 3:17 pm

Try sticking some molyslip for axles into it. Excellent lubricant additive to quieten noisy bits

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