Changed the oil in the forks last night.


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Changed the oil in the forks last night.

Postby vtxcandyred » Tue Nov 06, 2012 6:08 am



I had changed it two years ago and BOTH legs had what looked like mud in them. I don't believe they had ever been changed. Last night the left fork fluid was nice and ruby red. Looked good. The right fork was another story. NASTY....... But I flushed both forks and refilled them and when the weather lets me I'll give it a try. I'm glad I did it again.



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Re: Changed the oil in the forks last night.

Postby vtxcandyred » Fri Nov 09, 2012 12:34 pm

Did the differental the next night then the engine oil the next night. Went out last night and cleaned up everything. All done.

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Re: Changed the oil in the forks last night.

Postby virgilmobile » Fri Nov 09, 2012 1:42 pm

All Done ?????
How can that be......I can always find something that needs tinkering with. :D

I'll bet you didn't change out the stale air in the tires didja.
How bout just flushing the OLD brake fluid out as a preventive measure. :)

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Re: Changed the oil in the forks last night.

Postby vtxcandyred » Fri Nov 09, 2012 10:52 pm

virgilmobile wrote:All Done ?????
How can that be......I can always find something that needs tinkering with. :D

I'll bet you didn't change out the stale air in the tires didja.
How bout just flushing the OLD brake fluid out as a preventive measure. :)
Brake fluid and cluch was done last year and I regularly change out the tire air. With winter approching its even MORE critical. Don't worry. I still have enough to do once the weather turns.

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Re: Changed the oil in the forks last night.

Postby WingAdmin » Mon Nov 12, 2012 10:54 am

vtxcandyred wrote:Did the differental the next night then the engine oil the next night. Went out last night and cleaned up everything. All done.


Never say "all done." That's the best way to entice something to go very wrong in the near future that requires lots of time/money to repair/take care of. :)

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Re: Changed the oil in the forks last night.

Postby vtxcandyred » Mon Nov 12, 2012 3:24 pm

WingAdmin wrote:
vtxcandyred wrote:Did the differental the next night then the engine oil the next night. Went out last night and cleaned up everything. All done.


Never say "all done." That's the best way to entice something to go very wrong in the near future that requires lots of time/money to repair/take care of. :)

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Re: Changed the oil in the forks last night.

Postby virgilmobile » Mon Nov 12, 2012 4:11 pm

I'm safe....I crossed my fingers when I typed it. :)

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Re: Changed the oil in the forks last night.

Postby vtxcandyred » Mon Nov 12, 2012 4:26 pm

virgilmobile wrote:I'm safe....I crossed my fingers when I typed it. :)

But did you stand on one leg while balancing a beer bottle on your nose while skipping rope??????? HUH, HUH, HUH??????? I didn't think so!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Changed the oil in the forks last night.

Postby virgilmobile » Mon Nov 12, 2012 4:50 pm

My bad....I forgot about the rope......
Now I gotta go see the voodoo Queen to take the hex off.... :oops:
I do live in Louisiana ya know.....Thankfully we got them round here.

Would just throwing a pinch of salt over my left shoulder work?????

I'm not really up to date on hex removal techniques.

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Re: Changed the oil in the forks last night.

Postby vtxcandyred » Mon Nov 12, 2012 4:52 pm

virgilmobile wrote:My bad....I forgot about the rope......
Now I gotta go see the voodoo Queen to take the hex off.... :oops:
I do live in Louisiana ya know.....Thankfully we got them round here.

Would just throwing a pinch of salt over my left shoulder work?????

I'm not really up to date on hex removal techniques.

I believe it requires YOU to buy ME a coffee next time we meet!!!!!! ;)

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Re: Changed the oil in the forks last night.

Postby virgilmobile » Mon Nov 12, 2012 9:06 pm

Can do.I'm sure that someday I'll go back to the frozen north. :roll:
I hope to retire in 6 years.Awful House will still be there. :)
If I don't make it in time, you can start without me.
But If you do,you have to tap your spoon 3 times on your left wrist before you drink.
Well, that's what I'm told,and I believe it too. :?

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Re: Changed the oil in the forks last night.

Postby vtxcandyred » Mon Nov 12, 2012 9:44 pm

virgilmobile wrote:Can do.I'm sure that someday I'll go back to the frozen north. :roll:
I hope to retire in 6 years.Awful House will still be there. :)
If I don't make it in time, you can start without me.
But If you do,you have to tap your spoon 3 times on your left wrist before you drink.
Well, that's what I'm told,and I believe it too. :?

I hope to go in four. They are changing our medical here in this contract we vote on in two weeks and its going to make up my mind for me. I want to go next years but I don't see it happening though. Same with the house. I'll remember the spoon!!!!!!!!!! ;)




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