Forkin Hell

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  • cabage

Posted May 06, 2005 - 01:38 PM


What am I doing wrong???? :) YZ 426 2002. Twice now when servicing my forks I have opened them up to find the plastic spring guide cracked in to little pieces, ( it is the long rocket shaped bit that slides over the damping rod ), why?? Please help, all info greatly appreciated :D

  • yzf450jack

Posted May 06, 2005 - 07:46 PM


Your putting them in upside down :)

  • cabage

Posted May 06, 2005 - 09:31 PM


Not true unfortunately :)

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  • 642MX

Posted May 07, 2005 - 07:59 AM


If the spring is loose it can crack the guide. Fork springs don't last forever, they tend to be shorter after a year or two of use than they are when there new.

  • KTM-Lew

Posted May 07, 2005 - 02:25 PM


You can put them in upside-down. They look wrong when installed correctly.

  • skthom2320

Posted May 07, 2005 - 03:54 PM


Your putting them in upside down :)


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