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Discussion in 'Tech Q&A' started by grampahawg, Jun 29, 2020 at 4:27 PM.

  1. grampahawg

    grampahawg New Member

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    i over filled my forks,very harsh ride,need to know if there is away to suck out a few cc's without taking tubes out of triple clamp?? 2010 crossroads
     
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    big syringe?
     
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    Welp, I've replaced my oil and seals several times on my Kingpin but I'm not sure if you can siphon out of the top. If you know you can then cool and stop reading here. Adding through the top, yes I have heard of riders doing that.

    So, I guess if I were going to give it a go I'd jack the bike up and remove the front wheel so I can get at the the plugs inside the bottom of each tube. Keep a measuring cup under each fork, loosen the bolt (8mm I think) and slooooowwwwly let some oil drip out. Keep the amount removed on each side even.

    Once you're done and everything is put back together if they're too spongy I do believe you can open the caps and pour some fresh oil back in.

    Let us know how it goes.
     
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  4. grampahawg

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    siphon i knew, was wondering about spring pressure when removing top caps.
     
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    Can't speak for XR but you can pop the caps off Kingpin forks and springs stay put. I thought that was common for all Vic forks but Guessright-o-meter has been off lately. There must be a YouTube out there about it. I'd call an old Vic shop or the VicShop itself to confirm if no one else replies.

    Good luck!
     
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  6. grampahawg

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    should work,same style forks. thanx.
     

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