Re: Fork/Steering slop?

live ɘvil /
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> Lee Snover Wrote:

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> I'll try to take a pic tomorrow.

>

> I've looked at the parts diagrams online and everything looks in order.

>

> I believe the bearings all seated, but I will recheck.

>

> On the top end, from top to bottom:

>

> 1. Large Chrome nut

>

> 2. Beveled washer, flat on top, taper on underside that fits into triple

> tree.

>

> 3. Triple tree.

>

> 4. Flat washer

>

> 5. Top bearing race (screws onto tube.

>

> 6. bearing retainer (cage and balls)

>

> 7. bearing cup seat.

>

> Everything feels sold up/down. No play. Wheel moves left and right

> smoothly.

>

> At the top where the tube goes through the triple tree, the tube can

> move forward and back under load. I.e. when braking, bottom of fork is

> stopped and pushed toward back of bike. It seems to be piviting at the

> bottom of the tube, which does not have any apparent slop. At the top,

> there is a few mm of slop between the triple tree/yoke and the tube.

> Under load the tube moves toward the front of the hole and then when

> load releases, it moves back.

>

> I would think the tapered washer that goes on top, before the final

> large cap, would push into the gap a bit and take up the slop, but it

> doesn't work that way. In addition, when I look at photos online, the

> pics I see don't show a tapered washer, just a flat washer, so I'm

> confused by that. I have another almost identical Maxi Sport that was

> abused more, has 4 times the miles and the steering is solid, no slop.

And is all the hardware the same and in order as the other?

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  Fork/Steering slop?Topic by: Lee Snover Lee Snover 08/21/19 12:07AM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: live ɘvil live ɘvil 08/21/19 12:41AM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: Lee Snover Lee Snover 08/21/19 12:50AM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: live ɘvil live ɘvil 08/21/19 01:32AM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: Lee Snover Lee Snover 08/21/19 02:04AM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: live ɘvil live ɘvil 08/21/19 02:24AM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: live ɘvil live ɘvil 08/21/19 02:26AM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: Stephen Keller Stephen Keller 08/21/19 02:57AM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: Lee Snover Lee Snover 08/21/19 06:47AM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: Lee Snover Lee Snover 08/21/19 07:48AM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: Tone It Down Tone It Down 08/21/19 10:38AM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: Lee Snover Lee Snover 08/21/19 12:30PM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: Tone It Down Tone It Down 08/21/19 06:32PM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: Mike Boyd Mike Boyd 08/21/19 06:36PM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: Lee Snover Lee Snover 08/21/19 08:13PM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: live ɘvil live ɘvil 08/21/19 12:29PM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: Tone It Down Tone It Down 08/21/19 10:32AM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: Daniel '' Daniel '' 08/21/19 01:45AM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: Mike Boyd Mike Boyd 08/21/19 04:26PM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: live ɘvil live ɘvil 08/21/19 04:35PM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: Lee Snover Lee Snover 08/21/19 05:07PM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: Mike Boyd Mike Boyd 08/21/19 06:00PM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: live ɘvil live ɘvil 08/21/19 06:25PM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: Lee Snover Lee Snover 08/21/19 08:15PM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: live ɘvil live ɘvil 08/21/19 09:05PM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: Lee Snover Lee Snover 08/21/19 09:14PM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: live ɘvil live ɘvil 08/21/19 09:21PM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: live ɘvil live ɘvil 08/21/19 09:32PM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: Lee Snover Lee Snover 08/21/19 09:40PM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: live ɘvil live ɘvil 08/21/19 09:47PM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: Lee Snover Lee Snover 08/21/19 05:09PM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: Norris Hall Norris Hall 08/22/19 04:46PM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: Lee Snover Lee Snover 08/22/19 06:29PM
  Re: Fork/Steering slop?Re: live ɘvil live ɘvil 08/22/19 06:39PM

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