fork alignment procedure

BMW Motorcycle telescopic
Fork Alignment Procedure

version 1.0
by Randy Glass – 2002
Fork exploded view

This is a chronologically arranged step-by-step narrative documenting how I came to diagnose the problems I was having with my motorcycle’s forks. The steps I took to remedy the problems I found, including the use of special tools and specific procedures used, with many color pictures.

Test stiction to see if you even need to align your forks?

Read this article about fork oil, seals, and gators.

Read this article on fork tools.

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