Hi All, I have to change my fork tubes this winter, and will change seals and valves at the same time. Is there a 'MUST have' tool for this or is it just a 'handy to have' but can get by without? Thanks for any help. Blapper
IMHO the only must have tool is a pneumatic impact wrench for "spinning" off the socket head bolt under the front axle. There is a Triumph tool (or you can use very long screw driver) that reaches down the fork tubes to hold the damper assembly while cranking on the socket head bolt, but an air impact wrench usually works. Unless the PO used red loctite! Once the socket head bolt comes out you can pull the lower sliders off the tubes. I usually do this with the fork tubes still in the triple clamp. Good luck.