Originally Posted by Spud Rider
Thanks for the tip, Red.
I haven't changed my fork oil yet. How difficult would it be to get the caps back on if I made a quick check in this manner?
A while back someone posted a photograph of his bike with the forks fully compressed after a jump. One can't always tell from photographs, but it sure looked as if the wheel would hit my oil cooler in a similar situation.
You need to put the bike on a lift of some type....or hang it off a beam in a garage...loosen the caps right off.drop the bike......then all you do is lift the bike back up and screw the caps back on........if you take all weight off the front wheel so it just lifts off the ground there is no spring pressure...
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