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Hi guys and gals.

I've got a set of Carrozzeria wheels that should be arriving this week and i'll be documenting the install of the wheels, calipers, brake flush, and wheel alignment with instructions and photos. The 'how to' will look similar to those that I documented when working on my previous Triumph.

http://picasaweb.google.ca/JASON8950645

Anywho, my thinkpad I schlebbed around in the garage didn't appreciate being banged around as often as it did and finally died. With that being said, I can't access the workshop manual I had on it, so i'm going to attempt to recover what I can off the hard drive if it's still possible. Failing that, if somebody could pm me any workshop pages pertaining to the wheel swap i'd appreciate it. (The entire manual would be even sweeter.) If not, time to download another and back it up this time!
 

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hey jason
you'll love the improvement once the carrozzeria's are on.
you may have seen a thread i started a few months back on the trouble i had with the 'bolt-on' being 'out of spec' from supplier...

i don't have anything much to help you other than to advise if the delivery is to spec you'll eventually get them on ok. However, i had significant trouble with rubbing on both front and back rotor, to the extent that i needed to send everything to a specialist mechanical engineer to modify to suit. Carrozzeria helped for the first 5 minutes and then i never heard from them again, and was left to my own devices.:eek:

it sounds like you have loads of mechanical experience and tools etc, but if it doesn't suit straight away - it may not be you - it might be the wheel or kit...

hopefully it's no drama.
good luck!:D
 

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I put a set of their wheels on my Paul Smart about 2 months ago. only issue was that one of the carrier bolts for the rear rotor was not fully tightened. this caused the rear rotor to rub until tightened . so check all factory bolts first. other than that no problem . Got custom lines from Spiegler to replace the stock ones . Wheels feel really good .. probably going to ease up on the damping but suspension seems fine. braking even with stock master cylinder is much improved .
 

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Make sure you re-use the small stock spacer on the front and you shouldn't have any major problems.

I had a slight run-out issue with the rear rotor which was caused by some loctite between the carrier and the rotor.

The kit is a great improvement. You can run with less damping and any vestige of head shake is reduced. Almost a better upgrade than installing ST4 forks.
 
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