Rhino 450 Front Spindles - Yamaha Rhino Forums - Yamaha UTV Forum
Yamaha Rhino Suspension Discussions Yamaha Rhino suspension discussions.
Long travel kits, shocks, a-arms, etc.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-12-2013, 11:03 AM Thread Starter
1/4 Throttle
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Stark County, Ohio
Posts: 26
Garage
Rhino 450 Front Spindles

I'm faced with the need to replace the front spindles (steering knuckles) on my 2006 Rhino 450 for the third time now. Are the stock Yamaha spindles a problem for anyone else? The bearings and inner part of the hubs just grind themselves to a mess and can't be fixed.

Is there a better solution? Where can I find spindles, reasonably priced, that will last? Right now, I need the passenger front spindle and hub with the dust shield and brake disc to rebuild and get running again.

Thanks for your help and suggestions!

DJ
Onwarwick is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-09-2013, 07:01 PM Thread Starter
1/4 Throttle
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Stark County, Ohio
Posts: 26
Garage
Is anyone out there reading these posts and questions? I was hoping to hear from someone by now that knows where I can get something that is a little more durable to replace my worn out stock steering spindles. I've got the front passenger side steering knuckle (spindle) off and it's really scraped up bad. Please send me a reply and let me know where I can find something more substantial.

Thanks!

DJ
Onwarwick is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-02-2013, 10:16 PM
1/4 Throttle
 
dodgeboykim's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: chilliwack. b.c. canada
Posts: 10
The stock knuckles are too (crap)soft. Spend the money and go aftermarket for durability. Pack the bearing with new grease(waterproof) and surround them with grease when installing. I purchased my knuckles from Hunterworks. Other places have them also.
dodgeboykim is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
knuckle, spindle

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Yamaha Rhino Forums - Yamaha UTV Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome
 


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57