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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-20-2007, 10:16 PM Thread Starter
 
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Problem with setting forks.

When the motorcycle was parked, someone backed up a car into the motocycle's front tire. Then the froks of the motorcycle changed their position. I tried to fix them, I partially fixed them, but im not sure if they are 100% fixed. How do you check it?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-21-2007, 12:24 AM
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Did they move in the triple tree clamps???

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I've never dealt with this on the Vulcan, but on my dirtbike, if the forks weren't lined up right, the handlebars would look/feel like you were in a very slight turn even though you were going straight.


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Best way to check is go for a ride and see.

My forks were kinda tweaked in the triple trees when I took a spill and it took me a few times to get it "just right".

I found that loosening the bolts on the front fender helped with getting proper alignment.

It's a job that sux... good luck

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