HONDA VT700C FRONT WHEEL WOBBLE

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HONDA VT700C FRONT WHEEL WOBBLE

Post by Leo4star » Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:11 am

I have an 84 Honda VT700C, that suffers with a slight front end wheel wobble between 10-20mph. Have changed the front forks old ones were pitted new seals and new hagon suspension at the back. Trike is 280kgs in weight, whats the best tyre pressure front and back. Would a rear tyre on the front help the problem.

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Re: HONDA VT700C FRONT WHEEL WOBBLE

Post by lepchaun » Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:09 am

every trike is different on tyre presure so its trial and error till u find the right presure so put the max in thats recomended to the tyres u have then try it and leave some out till u find whats right for it
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Re: HONDA VT700C FRONT WHEEL WOBBLE

Post by jinjachin » Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:29 pm

It's because your geometry is wrong at the front try lowering the pressure in your tyres a bit at a time till it gets better you will probably still have a wobble but you should be able to get it acceptable . Most bike converted trikes suffer with this problem the only way to eliminate it is to buy off set yokes or a leading link front end

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Re: HONDA VT700C FRONT WHEEL WOBBLE

Post by jinjachin » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:46 pm

Also check your steer head bearings for play but don't be tempted to over tighten them to stiffen the steering up it will wear the bearings out quickly .

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