High-G FJR Junkie!
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Millgrove, ON, CA
If the forks were disassembled, it's easy for one to forget the oil lock piece is in there. Putting the fork tube back in might result in some damage if it got out of place. The way to do it is put the tube in first (Gen2//3), put the oil lock piece on the bottom of the cartridge and slide it in (fork held horizontally in a vice), then install the lower bolt to the cartridge. OR, install the cartridge first and the tube later (as you must do with Gen1). IF the damage/burrs are on the outside, no worries, just clean them up and use your existing part.
Keep yer stick on the ice....
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