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    mizzed

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    4 Pin fork cap tool

    Post by mizzed on Sun Sep 13, 2015 7:02 pm

    Does anyone have a 4pin fork cap tool at all? and more importantly would mind letting me use to to get my forks serviced this week, seals are gone and I am sad Sad
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    Re: 4 Pin fork cap tool

    Post by juljam33 on Sun Sep 13, 2015 8:47 pm

    I made one out of a spanner for an angle grinder once worked good
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    Re: 4 Pin fork cap tool

    Post by mizzed on Sun Sep 13, 2015 8:52 pm

    Good idea that, just widen and reweld it?
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    Re: 4 Pin fork cap tool

    Post by juljam33 on Sun Sep 13, 2015 9:18 pm

    The one I had was a bit too wide so I just squeezed it a bit in a vice
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    Re: 4 Pin fork cap tool

    Post by mizzed on Sun Sep 13, 2015 9:45 pm

    Sound thanks for the infos chap!
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    Re: 4 Pin fork cap tool

    Post by dai 530 on Mon Sep 14, 2015 7:45 am

    I havnt got the proper tool but I have got a adjustable pin tool which does the job
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    Re: 4 Pin fork cap tool

    Post by Taffy300 on Mon Sep 14, 2015 11:05 am

    Grind 4 chunks out of a 32mm socket leaving 4 lugs that fit into the fork holes.
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    Re: 4 Pin fork cap tool

    Post by mizzed on Mon Sep 14, 2015 11:07 am

    Taffyboy07 wrote:Grind 4 chunks out of a 32mm socket leaving 4 lugs that fit into the fork holes.

    its not the lug type mate, 4 pins on mine, good idea if i ever have that type tho! Very Happy
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    Re: 4 Pin fork cap tool

    Post by mizzed on Mon Sep 14, 2015 11:07 am

    Taffyboy07 wrote:Grind 4 chunks out of a 32mm socket leaving 4 lugs that fit into the fork holes.

    Spot on mate!

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    3.47 definatly worth a punt!
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    Re: 4 Pin fork cap tool

    Post by mizzed on Mon Sep 14, 2015 7:20 pm

    mizzed wrote:
    Taffyboy07 wrote:Grind 4 chunks out of a 32mm socket leaving 4 lugs that fit into the fork holes.

    Spot on mate!

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    3.47 definatly worth a punt!

    Adjustable pin tool worked a treat. It worked even better when I figured to loosen the top clamps first. Spent 30mins swearing at it before working that one out!

    Thanks again both for the infos!

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