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Old 08-07-2018, 04:55 PM   #11
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There are a couple ways. 1. If you have a way to strap the front off the ground, then loosen the triple clamps. 2. Put it on the center stand, have a buddy sit on the passenger portion of the seat to raise the front, loosen the triple clamp bolts. 3. If you’re on your own, pull the belly fairing and use jack stands under the frame to raise the front off the ground. 4 my way, use a M/C Jack, usually used for quads and dirt bikes. The jack stands are more stable while your tugging on the front end.
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Old 08-08-2018, 06:42 AM   #12
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There are a couple ways. 1. If you have a way to strap the front off the ground, then loosen the triple clamps. 2. Put it on the center stand, have a buddy sit on the passenger portion of the seat to raise the front, loosen the triple clamp bolts. 3. If you’re on your own, pull the belly fairing and use jack stands under the frame to raise the front off the ground. 4 my way, use a M/C Jack, usually used for quads and dirt bikes. The jack stands are more stable while your tugging on the front end.
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Old 08-08-2018, 09:02 AM   #13
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Thank you for that . I think I am going to try the center stand with buddy sitting on rear seat and loosen triple tree clamps. Do you know how many bolts to loosen the triple tree clamps there are ? Is it 4 ?

And are those the only bolts I have to loosen in Order to get those forks flush ?

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Old 08-08-2018, 06:01 PM   #14
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You guys doing it the hard way...

Loosen one side only in the triples.... Push the tube down in the triple to where you want it... tighten the triple clamps.

Do the other side.

Tadah.... no need for extra hands, lifts, or other... :P

Easily done by one's self.

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Been there....not so easy when they stick in the clamp.
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Old 08-08-2018, 09:20 PM   #16
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Been there....not so easy when they stick in the clamp.
Socket over the cap, some taps with a rubber mallet... bumps right into place.

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I'll take any extra help I can get .. appreciate it krey

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Old 08-10-2018, 10:48 AM   #18
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Thank you for that . I think I am going to try the center stand with buddy sitting on rear seat and loosen triple tree clamps. Do you know how many bolts to loosen the triple tree clamps there are ? Is it 4 ?

And are those the only bolts I have to loosen in Order to get those forks flush ?
3. 2 are lower down at the bottom of the triple tree, and one is an Allen bolt (6mm?) Up top in the piece that the top cover of the triple tree attaches to (right below the handelbar)
Those 3 are on each side.
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Hey krey, do I have to do this while front if in the air or can I do it while on the ground?
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Hey krey, do I have to do this while front if in the air or can I do it while on the ground?
The suggestion for one at a time was wheel on the ground. One fork tube holds it up while you adjust the other. Tighten, repeat other side.

WARNING!!!

If you loosen both forks at the same time with out the bike being supported otherwise, your bike will drop like a rock!



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