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Honda 300 Gear Setup

tacoma_20022010-08-10 10:01:34 +0000 #1
So I've finally got the 300 stripped down and now have my gears on order.

I'm building a rear-end from a donor bike. My question is which "shims/washers" on each side of the ring gear do I need? Should I just re-use the ones from the donor rear, or (since there are like 20 different thiness washers listed at honda) do I need to experiment with the different washers until I get the correct gear contact pattern?

Since there are so many different washers/shims listed at Honda, then the housings must not be perfectly cast thus having to shim the RG over a bit to get the correct gear contact pattern...
tacoma_20022010-08-10 10:13:16 +0000 #2
no one?

I finally have the frame completely primed/painted.

Wheelbearings replaced

Balljoints Replaced.

Front brakes done.

Gears/bearings/seals should be here next week.

The bearings on the old RG are pretty seized there...I think I'll cut the bearing off with a cutoff wheel and reuse the shims. I'll let you guys know how the gear setup turns out for future reference!
bump5302010-08-10 10:07:58 +0000 #3
either reuse the stock shims, or order the middle shim if you choose new ones. thats just a good starting point. im sure there is a proper way to decide, i just dont know it lol.

oh and where are the pics of this build?

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