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Re: 701 enduro buying advice

Post by Cone » Fri Sep 04, 2020 2:33 pm

I'll be selling mine soon as soon as its serviced put back the original.

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Re: 701 enduro buying advice

Post by Scrumpymonkey » Sat Sep 05, 2020 5:36 am

Cone wrote:
Fri Sep 04, 2020 2:33 pm
I'll be selling mine soon as soon as its serviced put back the original.
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Re: 701 enduro buying advice

Post by Asgard » Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:17 am

Cone wrote:
Fri Sep 04, 2020 2:33 pm
I'll be selling mine soon as soon as its serviced put back the original.
what you doing with the Screen and stuff?
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Re: 701 enduro buying advice

Post by Cone » Mon Sep 07, 2020 9:53 pm

The rade garage screen went ages ago. But as soon as the bike is back to start and ready to go on the market I'll be sticking them on the fb 701 page probably

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Re: 701 enduro buying advice

Post by Sanqhar » Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:08 am

Richard Simpson Mark II wrote:
Tue Sep 01, 2020 10:33 pm
With WP forks, it's worth depressurising the fork and also cleaning the dust boots and seals regularly.
Was told recently by an ex works KTM and Honda motocross mechanic to de-pressurise with the fork fully extended otherwise you set up a vacuum in use.

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Re: 701 enduro buying advice

Post by Richard Simpson Mark II » Tue Sep 08, 2020 3:41 pm

Interesting...the KTM manual explicitly states this should be done with the machine on the side-stand. The purpose is to relieve pressure.

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Re: 701 enduro buying advice

Post by DavidS » Tue Sep 08, 2020 3:46 pm

I thought it was with forks extended or you get your eye taken out by a flying screw.
Always how I have burped the forks....not that I ride hard enough to build up any pressure. :(
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Re: 701 enduro buying advice

Post by Richard Simpson Mark II » Tue Sep 08, 2020 5:59 pm

Doing it with no weight on the forks would make a slightly more progressive spring action earlier in the stroke.

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Re: 701 enduro buying advice

Post by Asgard » Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:07 pm

Dear oh dear

You do it with the wheel off the ground, if you do it with any weight on the fork then when they fully extend they will want to pull a slight vacumn, so depending on how much you let them sag when burping the air out they will either ride a bit lower in the travel and/or have a tendency to try suck in the seal when you lift the front end.
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Re: 701 enduro buying advice

Post by Helicoptermanr22 » Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:39 pm

Yep what he said! Wheel off

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