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#868533 01/09/22 4:20 am
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Hi,

I am fitting forks on an early 60s C15 and find that with the new bush fitted on the end of the stanchions the stanchion jams about 3 1/2 inches (85 mm) from the end of the slider. The parts are all correct and the stanchions appear not be be bent. I am wondering if I should have the slider honed - is that something people do? Or maybe the stanchions are not supposed to go all the way down?

In the RR book my forks are described as C15 roadster and shown in Fig 4.1 (p51 of my copy).

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Because they rarely go to the venr end of the bore, the legs wear in a tapered fashion , being greatest about 1" down ( you sitting on the bike ) .
Then the wear gets progressively less till you get to the end stop

Yes if you can fing some one the line boring the lets true then fiting oversized bushes is the thing to do.
The boreing has to be done true to the axel hole or you will end up in the same situation for a different reason.


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When something is jammed then you need to measure and check everything before correcting. Put the stanchion on a known flat surface and roll it to check for straightness.


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