Date: 13-06-21  Time: 09:43 am

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My new toy
« on: 07 May 2021, 05:07:09 pm »
I thought I'd try something different.  My first  bike was a Honda XL250S  back in 1981 and since then all my bikes have been road bikes. So I thought I'd maybe get this for new adventures


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Re: My new toy
« Reply #1 on: 07 May 2021, 07:45:29 pm »
Nice :thumbup .

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Re: My new toy
« Reply #2 on: 08 May 2021, 09:41:17 am »

Best of the Paris Dakar reps  :)

Little tip mate take off the front and fork stanchion guard and check the swept area sitting at 12 - 3 O'clock for pits and small bits of crud.  This area often never gets cleaned and the crud left can and will either tear the dust/oil seals and/or pitt the stanchion, both will cause leaks.  USD forks are costly to replace oil/dust seals as specialist tools are required to do the job both safely and properly.   ;)


         
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Re: My new toy
« Reply #3 on: 17 May 2021, 07:51:46 pm »

Best of the Paris Dakar reps  :)

Little tip mate take off the front and fork stanchion guard and check the swept area sitting at 12 - 3 O'clock for pits and small bits of crud.  This area often never gets cleaned and the crud left can and will either tear the dust/oil seals and/or pitt the stanchion, both will cause leaks.  USD forks are costly to replace oil/dust seals as specialist tools are required to do the job both safely and properly.   ;)


       
Hey Gnasher, thanks for the great advice
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Re: My new toy
« Reply #4 on: 19 May 2021, 07:31:19 pm »

USD forks are costly to replace oil/dust seals as specialist tools are required to do the job both safely and properly.   ;)


       

Beg to differ, I find them neither difficult or requiring specialist tools.
TBH I find them easier than traditional forks.
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Re: My new toy
« Reply #5 on: 20 May 2021, 07:39:58 am »
Beg to differ, I find them neither difficult or requiring specialist tools.
TBH I find them easier than traditional forks.


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Re: My new toy
« Reply #6 on: 22 May 2021, 12:18:58 pm »
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