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Old 07-22-2008, 06:34 PM   #44
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Location: Road Island
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Big effing mess

The big project, totally new to me, was with the front forks. They plunged freely with no damping action whatsoever, so I knew they would need a rebuild

With the help of Duane's threads on front ends, and my Haynes, I dug in...

Drained the bottom: maybe half a cup of ooze.... Tore it all down, removed the bottom piece and this is the lovely state of the bottom bumpers:
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XS650 becomes a VT BackRoadRunner
Loving the 80ST
I love projects that take twice as much effort as should be needed. Should be an Airhead motto. (disston)
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