Pressing The Stem Shaft + Fork Height Question


7 replies to this topic
  • 02YZ426

Posted August 30, 2007 - 06:25 PM

#1

I need to remove the stem shaft from my OEM clamp and install it into the new set. Any advise before I do this? I'm guessing its a straight forward deal but maybe someone here has some insight on job. I'm guessing the shaft presses downwards towards the wheel. When I install it into the new clamp will it seat up against something or just press it until its tight :excuseme: I'm hoping its not stuck on there good because I don't want to break anything.

  • Gerry B

Posted August 30, 2007 - 06:43 PM

#2

I would just take it down to your local dealer and have them do it while you wait. I have done it a few times and it takes about 15 minutes, depending on how busy their service department is and it usually costs me 20 dollars.

  • grayracer513

Posted August 30, 2007 - 07:29 PM

#3

I'm guessing its a straight forward deal but maybe someone here has some insight on job.

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  • 02YZ426

Posted August 31, 2007 - 01:34 PM

#4

Thanks. Did the job myself today and it was easy as cake. It was pressed in there pretty tight though... it let go wit a bit if a bang lol

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  • twenty34

Posted August 31, 2007 - 03:50 PM

#5

Thanks. Did the job myself today and it was easy as cake. It was pressed in there pretty tight though... it let go wit a bit if a bang lol


How did you do it? Did you just remove it or were you pressing a new one on?

  • 02YZ426

Posted August 31, 2007 - 07:03 PM

#6

How did you do it? Did you just remove it or were you pressing a new one on?


I pressed the stem shaft out of my OEM clamp and then into the new one.

  • 02YZ426

Posted August 31, 2007 - 07:06 PM

#7

So now that I have the 24mm offset clamps is there any need at all to have my forks raised up in the clamp? I was thinking about putting them back to the line but not sure if thats the best thing to do. I have no time to test settings out at this point because I'm racing on Sunday. I don't want to change too many things at once to mess the setup up.. so maybe just leave them raised? :thumbsup:

  • grayracer513

Posted August 31, 2007 - 07:33 PM

#8

I'd leave them raised. You will then be changing one thing at a time.





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