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replaced fork seals now my tire is ou to lunch

doublekick2011-03-04 05:09:48 +0000 #1
i replaced my fork seals on my bike.

i have the manual and followed all instructions but after i put everything back together and when i hold the bars straight the tire is turned to the right like two inches.

the manual says that if the bikes pulls one way then it could be uneven fork legs but it doesnt say how to fix it.

i was going to try and undo the steering stem nut to try and loosen the triple tree and mabey staighten it but i really dont know what to do .

and i dont want to f it up any more than it is. or mess anything else up.

help please.
lazamus2011-03-04 05:24:54 +0000 #2
Sometimes you gotta man up and pay someone to fix what you cant.
Cuff2011-03-04 05:57:54 +0000 #3
Sounds to me like you've tightened up the bottom cap bolts on a crooked axle. Just loosen up the lower bolts and axle a little bit and work the forks with the brakes on. Re-tighten the lot without moving the bike very much.
5thgear2011-03-04 06:32:03 +0000 #4
Just go tap it against a wall or post , like a bicycle . Then ride with the bars straight , then repeat
doublekick2011-03-04 05:55:53 +0000 #5
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Originally Posted by lazamus

Sometimes you gotta man up and pay someone to fix what you cant.

no thanx bud i figure it out
doublekick2011-03-04 06:24:21 +0000 #6
Quote:

Originally Posted by 5thgear

Just go tap it against a wall or post , like a bicycle . Then ride with the bars straight , then repeat

right on thanks will do
PS942011-03-04 07:03:28 +0000 #7
Is one side of the lower fork flipped around? (front to back)
vstromgreg2011-03-04 08:24:22 +0000 #8
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Originally Posted by PS94

Is one side of the lower fork flipped around? (front to back)

my first thought

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