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XJ650 fork seals change

Discussion in 'XJ DIY How-To Videos' started by taptapindustries, Jun 6, 2017.

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    Hi just wondering why putting the coins into it.tnx Tony
     
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    the guy has his own web site.

    think of it as a preload thing like the setting of the rear shocks. the springs are in slight compression with the coins stiffens up the front end by starting the compression .
    could probably get better results by stepping up the fork oil grade.
     
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    Yes I understand now and that makes sense.great video congratulations.so easy to see and follow,I intend doing mine in the near future, I'll let you know how it goes.anthony
     
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    Hi, Do Not use coins as spacers!!!
    I learnt the hard way. the jam the top cap up and it wont come off, atleast not easily...
    Again Do Not use coins as spacers!!
     
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    after freeinng up the jammed caps.
    i edited the previous video to reflect new found results
     
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