Fork spring length


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Fork spring length

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I am about to make a gadget to slowly release the fork caps without removing the forks on my 1995 Aspencade.

With the front wheel raised and the fork cap removed, can anyone tell me approximately how many inches of spring is standing out of the fork with standard and progressive springs.

I need to know this as there's no point in building my gadget only to find it's half an inch short.

I will post my gadget here after I have made it for anyone else to copy

Any input grateful

Alex



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Re: Fork spring length

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The progressive springs come out quite a ways - you can see mine here:

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Re: Fork spring length

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Roughly how many inches of spring is sticking out

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