HEXHEAD Tech - R1200XX - Wheel Assembly R&R - All Years
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[B]This DIY covers the removal and installation of the front and rear wheel assemblies[/B]
[LIST][*]Bike shown is a 2008 R1200RT (other Hexheads will be similar, but not exactly the same.)[*]Heated seat option[*]No factory radio[*]Owner installed options of :[/LIST][INDENT] o Gerbing Permanent Heat Control
o Digital volt meter
o Modified accy socket (front) wiring harness
o Centech fuse panel and wiring for GPS[/INDENT]
[B]Overview process for the front wheel removal[/B]
[LIST][*]Place bike on center stand - smooth and level[*]Remove brake calipers[*]Loosen fork pinch bolt[*]Loosen quick-release axle[*]Raise front of bike about one 1" (25mm)[*]Fully remove quick-release axle[*]Remove wheel assembly[/LIST]
[B]Overview process for the rear wheel removal[/B]
[LIST][*]Place bike on center stand - smooth and level[*]Loosen muffler clamp[*]Remove muffler support bolt[*]Swing muffler out of the way[*]Remove 5 wheel bolts[*]Remove wheel assembly[/LIST]