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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-08-2011, 10:56 PM Thread Starter
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Front End Loose feeling at low speeds

2003 CBR 600rr. Lowered.

I've noticed that compared to my friend's R6, at slow speeds like say 1-15ish (is when I really notice it) the front end feels loose.

By loose, I mean that the handlebars have a tendency to want to turn. On my friends R6 even at low speeds the bike felt extremely stable and felt like it just wanted to go where it was pointed...straight.

My tire pressures are up to spec (Michelin Pilot Power). The rear tires almost done but the fronts in good shape.

Also I believe my front brake discs could be a bit warped because they rub on and off depending on how fast I'm going. (It isn't too bad).

Also the bike has been down, I know at least on the left side by the previous owner could have been down on the right side as well. Could this be happening cause of a slightly bent frame or something?

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-09-2011, 08:38 AM
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Could just be a slightly tweaked front end... loosen all of the bolts off (wheel and triple clamps) and re-torque them...

You may also have worn head bearings... check out the link in my sig.
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