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Offline Claude

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Replacing fork springs
on: February 08, 2020, 05:05:09 AM
I intend to change my fork springs for slightly stiffer units.
I looked in the repair manual and there was mention of a spring compressor tool.
QUESTION: Can the fork springs be swapped "manually" or is such a tool a must to perform the task?

Offline Claude

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Re: Replacing fork springs
Reply #1 on: February 10, 2020, 03:44:53 AM
Nobody knows if a special tool is needed to remove & install fork springs??

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Re: Replacing fork springs
Reply #2 on: February 10, 2020, 10:52:07 AM
Might help

Google it,  Fork spring removal Kawasaki Versys 1000 , manualslib
Last Edit: February 10, 2020, 10:55:14 AM by cantab

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Re: Replacing fork springs
Reply #3 on: February 10, 2020, 01:05:41 PM
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Offline Claude

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Re: Replacing fork springs
Reply #4 on: February 10, 2020, 03:08:33 PM
Thanks Francis; your PM is really helpful!!

Offline nocny

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Re: Replacing fork springs
Reply #5 on: February 14, 2020, 08:25:05 PM
He said: "you don't have to"

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Re: Replacing fork springs
Reply #6 on: February 15, 2020, 01:42:06 AM
Sorry, was not available to see when my front springs were replaced to hyperpro.
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