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Old 15-10-2012, 09:45 AM
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I have a Harley hardtail trike with a BondBug axle. I've measured my wheels and tyres and there is no size difference at all, tyre pressure is indenticle in both tyres but when I hit a pothole or bump each side of the trike has an oposite reaction.
If my left tyre (Kirb side) goes down a pothole it doesn't register a lot and drives through it smoothly, If my right side dreops down the same hole it goes down with a bump. Any suggestions as to why?
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Old 15-10-2012, 09:54 AM
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Different potholes???
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Old 15-10-2012, 05:20 PM
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Is the diff offset? might be the extra weight on one side?
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Old 15-10-2012, 08:56 PM
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S'easy. If your right wheel hits the same pothole as your left wheel then chances are yer riding on the verge again. Stick to the road and your problems will ease greatly
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Old 15-10-2012, 09:13 PM
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Is your tyre gauge working?

I used to run my hardtail at 15-18psi on the back now i gone posh & got suspension i run at 25ish psi on back 45psi on the front
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Old 15-10-2012, 09:27 PM
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I'm puzzled, why would you measure the tyres when they have size markings on them?

I would recomend checking all the axle mountings to make sure there is no looseness. Worth checking the wheel nuts too.
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Old 15-10-2012, 09:46 PM
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Check the frame especially on any stress points and welds.
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I'm puzzled, why would you measure the tyres when they have size markings on them?

I would recomend checking all the axle mountings to make sure there is no looseness. Worth checking the wheel nuts too.
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Check the frame especially on any stress points and welds.

All good points also how straight is it, how long has it been doing this, did you build it, or buy second hand and this is why it was sold? could the left side be flexing? any paint cracking on the frame is a sign of flex and will need looking at

can't think of any other reason for it doing what you describe
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Can you jack it up with a wooden block to protect the diff. and see what hangs and what doesn't..

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Brand new one on eBay think it's about 130 or I think davesilvers do a service kit
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