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    Side to Side Play on Racer X

    Hey guys, I've got a 2008 Titus Racer X Carbon and have noticed some side to side play when I grab my rear wheel and move it. You can see the pivot at the seat stay and the shock moving side to side together. Its like that carbon piece is flexing. I checked my rear wheel and its not coming from there. I have had to re tighten the pivot bolt at the bottom bracket area. I actually think that area is causing to to move. Its gotten pretty bad to where you hear some clunking. Are my bearings shot?

    Any help is greatly appreciated....

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    Tighten the shock.
    Can't stop, Won't stop.

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    Yeah, its all tightened in that area. I just changed the DU bushing so all good there. I can actually see that carbon piece flexing and moving where it connects the end of the shock.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mmanuel09
    Yeah, its all tightened in that area. I just changed the DU bushing so all good there. I can actually see that carbon piece flexing and moving where it connects the end of the shock.

    08? Check your bearings.
    Can't stop, Won't stop.

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    Some people have to replace them once a year... Esp if its wet where you ride.

    Shot bearings are always a pain in the ass.
    Can't stop, Won't stop.

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    Yeah, that's what I figured. Do you know of any problems with that pivot bolt at the bottom bracket area? I think its just a warned busing down there cause I think that what's causing the movement. Its gotten to the point where under steep climbs and the drivetrain is under load I can start to feel side to side flex in the rear.

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    Thanks Blackagness!! I am looking into getting these:

    http://enduroforkseals.com/id268.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by mmanuel09
    Thanks Blackagness!! I am looking into getting these:

    http://enduroforkseals.com/id268.html
    I use those and their fork seals on all my frainkin fork Zokes cause.
    Can't stop, Won't stop.

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    Thought it was strange when my order for the EG/Switchblade bearing+bushing kit came....

    I just could not figure out how those were the right ones for the Horst link.. looks like have to order another set from Enduro

    and those 4 grey donuts (upper right) would be the bushing on the rockers? anyone have any idea?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mmanuel09
    Yeah, its all tightened in that area. I just changed the DU bushing so all good there. I can actually see that carbon piece flexing and moving where it connects the end of the shock.
    Take the rockers off and make sure the bearings are a tight fit.


    They shouldn't have any wiggle room. If you can push them out by hand you need a new rocker

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