How do I replace oil, bushings and seals in front suspension?

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Magic Wand
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How do I replace oil, bushings and seals in front suspension?

Post by Magic Wand » Fri Mar 09, 2018 8:45 pm

Hi all!

990 SMt 2010 with 54605 km.

The winter is going to end soon in Sweden (I hope!)

I need to change the fork oil, replace bushings and seals in the front suspension. Have done that many times in 'up side down' suspension legs on motocross bikes.

Read in the Repair manual that I have to take out the cartridge, but is that really nescesarry?
If so, do I need the special tool for the cartridge, or can I build a tool by myself?

/M

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Re: How do I replace oil, bushings and seals in front suspension?

Post by Magic Wand » Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:11 pm

Someone gave me these web addresses:

Fork leg disassembly;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KK1YVRUfltE

Fork leg assembly;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JV2HxpBdRdg

/M

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Re: How do I replace oil, bushings and seals in front suspension?

Post by Magic Wand » Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:59 pm

The links above shows the fork legs disassemble of a WP 48 mm for Adventure, and I don't think it's the same front forks at the SMt.

/M

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