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Hey,
I was thinking about replacing my steering stem ball bearings with the All Balls Stem taper Bearings. I only have 10k miles on my Voyager and the front end is still tight. Any opinions on the subject? Is it worth a days labor and $50:nerd: for parts or should I just ride until the original ball bearings wear out.
 

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All Balls head bearings fixed head shakes on my Voyager, Nomad, and 800B (that one twice, after water got in the first set). So I'm a believer. Roads down here aren't the best, and appear to be very much harder on suspension and bearings than your roads in the USA are. But I've never had a bad experience with All Balls... once I sorted the water sealing out to prevent rust getting in there. I did the work myself, it's not hard if you collect the right tools together.
 

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Tapered roller bearings fixed the steering head shake when releasing the handlebars.
Just make sure you check them after a few miles.
I'm adding Gary's fork brace and noticed the bearings need tightening adjustment after about 6,000 kms.
 
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