fork air pressure


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handyman
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fork air pressure

Post by handyman » Sat Apr 02, 2011 6:42 am



have a 2000 1500se Trike--seems that when I hit a pot hole with the front ,it wants to bottom out--
anyone have a suggestions---- thanks



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Re: fork air pressure

Post by detdrbuzzard » Sat Apr 02, 2011 8:09 am

1500 forks hold 6psi max. you may want to install some progressive springs and new fork oil
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Re: fork air pressure

Post by dingdong » Mon Apr 04, 2011 8:29 am

detdrbuzzard wrote:1500 forks hold 6psi max. you may want to install some progressive springs and new fork oil
+1
And while you have it torn down : New bushings and seals.
Tom

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