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Rubber mounted Rider
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Do I have to remove the exhaust system to get the rear swingarm of my dyna ?. According to the manual I only have to remove the rear brake, the rear wheel, the belt guard and debris deflector to get the swingarm of. But I can't get the pivot assembly out without removing the bracket on the tranny. Is that right ?
 

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YES, that was the case with my 1999 FXDX.
It's quite a basic job to do, the biggest problem was to
align the locking pin in the (trans side) nut,while using the correct
torque numbers,
not to much space ....

You will be fine my friend
nize black sport-bike you got there :thumbsup:

[edit
just remove the exhaust bracket and then pull the axle]
 

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Rubber mounted Rider
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Thanks

Thanks vt-zeb

As I read your post I don't have to remove the rear exhaust only the bracket ?

I can see no way to use a torque wrench on the nut behind the tranny, I can't even get a top in there. Can I torque it from the other side (Exhaust) ?

Is there other things I should look out for ?
:yikes:

locking pin ????. I cant see any locking pin in my service manual (Mine is a year 2000)
 

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eehh... I don't believe that you can remove the exhaust bracket
without removing the rear cylinder pipe,
sorry if I was a bit unclear on that point.

I see now that the locking pin is gone on 2000 model
and it is a bolt instead of a nut.


Yes you torque the pivot shaft from the right (exhaust) side
just lock the bolt on the left (tranny) side with a fixed spanner.

to get proper access to the left side bolt you need to
dismantle the passenger footpeg mount and the belt guard.

Besides from that no real issues, can be a bit tricky to loosen all the bolts
on the lower belt guard....
And you might keep track of the way the right side spacer (no 15)
is seated in the bushing (no 16)
due to signs for wear on it.
It's quite easy to get the right bits
and pieces back at the right places, no worries at all.

Good luck :cheers:

zeb
 

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Rubber mounted Rider
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Thanks again

Thanks again you've been very helpfull.
 
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