Fork Leg Caps

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    Question for those that changed their own springs...

    Can the Fork Leg Caps come off without the fork guts coming out? Does the upper circlip hold everything in?

    My mechanic marred one of mine, looks like the wrench slipped and started to round out the hex. Thinking of replacing it.



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    Gotta jack it up at least when undoing the end cap then lower the bike till it comes up far enough to get a 14mm spanner under the lock nut then you can remove the end cap to replace.
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    Thanks for the info.

    Just to clarify though, this can be done without the inside of the forks coming out?
     
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    Yes, I’ll send you the cap pictured for $25 + post if you want
     
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    I'll take it. Let me know post to 33196

    If you have a 2nd spare, I'll take it too.
     
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    Yep , but looking at this again. Once there is a aluminium tube that sits on the spring that needs to be lowered (it’s under tension from the spring) to get to the 14mm lock nut.
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    Ok, not that big of a deal for now then.

    If I decide to go up to 10w, I’ll inquire if you still have them
     
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    10W is too much IMO.
    you would be best installing progressive springs and standard oil. Then changing the caps
     
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    I have progressive springs and 7w.
     
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