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02YZ426

Pressing The Stem Shaft + Fork Height Question

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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.

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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.

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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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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?

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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.

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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:

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