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  1. #1 650Tr clunk 
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    Hi guys.
    My Tr has developed a "clunk" sound from the fork area when riding on uneven road surfaces.....mainly it does this at 30mph or less.
    It had new head stock bearings fitted 2,000 miles ago...and they where 're torqued 200 miles later.
    The Tr had its 1st MOT a few weeks back....told the tester about the clunk.....he paid more attention to the forks and bearings during the test...but he said the bearings felt fine and no play in them.
    I cannot make the bike make the Clunk sound at a standstill.....or by trying to compress the forks with the brakes on.
    I have checked most things I can see for tightness.
    Any further clues guys???????
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  2. #2 Re: 650Tr clunk 
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    I've heard of this with the V-Strom, check this thread...

    http://advrider.com/index.php?thread...-14-98.389261/
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  3. #3 Re: 650Tr clunk 
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    Thanks ChinaV...............I will try that......when the warmer weather comes.....too cold to strip the bike in the open
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    Stripped the bike..........need a new set of headstock bearings........that will be 2 sets in 5,000 miles.........how crap is that!!
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    Something doesn't sound correct.
    List of my passed CFmoto bikes with no head bearing problems.

    1 TR with 32.000 km
    2. TR-G with 75.000 km
    3. MT with 37.000 km


    Never heard of Head bearing problems on CFmoto bikes before.

    More unlucky then "crap'

    Hope the bike is all fixed now.
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  6. #6 Re: 650Tr clunk 
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    Hi Prince.
    The 1st set gave up at 1,700 miles!.......when removed they where bone dry..no grease at all.
    This set have done about 3,000 miles.
    Not repairing it, will ride it as it is, till they get too noisy to put up with.
    At nigh on 80 for the bearings, which I think is a astronomical price! I won't bother replacing, only to have them fail in sbout 3,000 miles again..
    Yep crap.
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    Yes not good.
    Have you spoken to WK the importers.?
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    Just remembered that WK bikes UK are a member on MCM.
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    Yes.been in touch with them.............no help........"we can supply you with new bearings, 70 please"
    WK where not very happy about supplying the 1st set that where replaced under warranty
    I really like the bike......but this issue is doing my head in.......clunk clunk clunk :-)
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    At this rate I am going to be changing the bearings more often than oil and filter
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