Front forks 1982 R100

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Front forks 1982 R100

Post by FMurtz » Thu Sep 28, 2017 12:47 pm

R100 ex police which is probably akin to R100RT
Just put new seal on a front fork, had the lower slider off for a week, replaced everything and put 225ml oil in.
Is any oil retained in the top section that would not have drained out,because a wire dipstick shows about 14" and I thought I saw somewhere it should have been 12"

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Re: Front forks 1982 R100

Post by Kurt in S.A. » Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:04 pm

Have you pumped the forks up and down a few times?

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Re: Front forks 1982 R100

Post by Zombie Master » Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:09 pm

Just put new seal on a front fork
Does that mean you only changed one. What year is this bike?
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Re: Front forks 1982 R100

Post by Kurt in S.A. » Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:29 pm

Hopefully he's referring to the 1982 bike mentioned in the thread title!

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Re: Front forks 1982 R100

Post by FMurtz » Thu Sep 28, 2017 11:38 pm

Zombie Master wrote:
Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:09 pm
Just put new seal on a front fork
Does that mean you only changed one. What year is this bike?
There is only one I have trouble with, I had both re chromed and this one although it is within spec range it is only just.I have just fitted new seal and cheated a bit and tightened garter spring as an experiment hoping it may hold.

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Re: Front forks 1982 R100

Post by Zombie Master » Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:19 am

Kurt in S.A. wrote:
Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:29 pm
Hopefully he's referring to the 1982 bike mentioned in the thread title!

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