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PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:49 pm 
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I have a mechanic trying to replace a stanchion on X1 2001 he is having difficulty removing the lower part axle clamp. Any clues as to removing this. Guy says it should just unscrew.


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:04 pm 
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Remove the grub screw, then heat the lower and it will unscrew.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:10 pm 
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What’s the best way of heating it Maz. Wouldn’t want it to melt. :?


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:46 pm 
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Hot air gun.....there is an O ring in the bottom that will need replacing.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:57 pm 
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Thanks Maz. :D


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:06 pm 
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No worries....and find another mechanic !......a decent one wouldn't need telling these things.....god knows what sort of a job he's gonna do rebuilding the forks :?

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