Wearing on Forks Tubes

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  • chambers

Posted July 22, 2008 - 11:23 AM


On one of my for legs (outer tube) I have noiced some wear it looks a bit like corrosion, I have checked the spare forks off the 99 I have and they seem to have the same thing. Is this a comon problems and how can it be fixed?

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  • chambers

Posted July 22, 2008 - 01:24 PM


Just to help people its just above the lower triple clamp


Posted July 22, 2008 - 03:08 PM


Just to help people its just above the lower triple clamp

Ive seen this too, it's pitted just slightly, the only think I can think of is electrolisys(sp?) occuring between dis similar metals:excuseme:

If it is, the best thing to prevent it is to make sure you dry it good in this area after washing :thumbsup:


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