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Race Tech Springs

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i got my new front springs in today. I'm stocked... Now im debating weather to just pay the shop to put em in or to buy a front stand and do it myself... its gonna be a hell of a job for someone who doesnt know anything about the internals. But eitehr way im happy.. another week or two and ill have my Free street design tail too, the bike is gonna be nice and ready for this spring riding season.

How long does it take to lift the front up, pull the forks, respring and oil em and reinstall on inverted cartridge forks?
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Congrats on the new spring. :cheers:
It should take a few hours for somebody that knows what they are doing.
If you have a manual and tools. Id give you self a whole day to mess with it. Not much to screw up if you keep everything very clean. You probably could get a shop to do it cheap if you take the forks off.
How much did they quote you for the job?:scratch:
Do what you must. The stand is always a good investment even if its only used for storing the bike and changing tires.:2cents:
SVupON1 said:
me too! I feel your pain :cursin:
Same here but nothing new.:cursin:
pickle.of.doom said:
Pick up some Redline stands... about $100 for both stands and they work well enough. Never had a problem with mine.
He will need a triple tree stand to remove the forks.
pickle.of.doom said:
I used my rear stand and a hydraulic car jack witha piece of wood under the motor. Worked great!
Been there done that. :lol:
He said originally, he didn't want to strap it to the rafters. Doing that and combination of jack on motor would be the cheapest solution.

Personally, I don't know how I survived with out a triple tree stand for so many years.
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