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Front Forks lowers not meeting at the front wheel

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Post by Prawn on Sun 12 Aug 2018, 6:58 pm

Evening Chaps,


Just done my head race bearings, was a bind.

Everything going back in now but can't seem to get the fork lowers to meet close enough on front wheel resulting in a large space (in my mind between the speedo drive and N/S fork). See below 

Would people mind having a butch to see if their's are similar?

Thanks in advance
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Post by Jameshambleton on Sun 12 Aug 2018, 7:58 pm

That's not normal.
Undo the axle pinch bolt seen on the right of your image, the fork should realign against the speedo drive.
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Post by Prawn on Sun 12 Aug 2018, 8:25 pm

Thanks buddy

doesn't seem to do it unfortunately, still a large gap as before.

Did the fork seals a while back and ran one of the inner sanctions on glass and could feel a slight wobble/bend, may have got worse since then.

CB500 SX

Any one else can confirm this is isn't right/doesn't look right?
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Post by teamster1975 on Sun 12 Aug 2018, 8:55 pm

Mine is exactly the same, albeit muckier so I wouldn't worry too much.
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Post by Prawn on Sun 12 Aug 2018, 9:01 pm

Thanks Bud,

You've put my mind at ease, now to get on with the rest of the it!

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