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PostPosted: Sat May 07, 2011 6:57 pm 
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Hey,
I've just got some RC39's and I think they may have been re-assembled after servicing wrongly...

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Shouldn't the cut out for the race be at the back? Also shouldn't they come forward from the crown rather than back?

If so then I presume a simple strip, turn the steerer round, then re-assemble should be all thats needed?

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PostPosted: Sat May 07, 2011 7:15 pm 
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hi
yes they are the wrong way round


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PostPosted: Sat May 07, 2011 7:20 pm 
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Location: No brakes? Way to commit soldier.
I'm probably missing something... I usually do... but;

Undo your stem, spin forks through 180 degrees, retighten stem.


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PostPosted: Sat May 07, 2011 7:43 pm 
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Russell wrote:
I'm probably missing something... I usually do... but;

Undo your stem, spin forks through 180 degrees, retighten stem.



That's what I was thinking!!!

:?

It cant be that obvious......can it???


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PostPosted: Sat May 07, 2011 7:58 pm 
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The best way would be the disc tab. It should be on the left leg as your sat on the bike.


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PostPosted: Sat May 07, 2011 8:04 pm 
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Location: No brakes? Way to commit soldier.
Actually, the brace should be at the rear so I'm wrong.


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PostPosted: Sat May 07, 2011 8:47 pm 
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The tab is on the left and the brace is on correctly, I'm fairly certain that it's just the legs need changing over the spin the stem around 180 degrees.

Question is does anyone have a guide to strip them RC39s?


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PostPosted: Sat May 07, 2011 9:05 pm 
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Pace's site should have the manual for the forks on. Shouldn't be too bad to do. Have you got oil to put back on them (you might loose some when removing lower legs).


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PostPosted: Sat May 07, 2011 9:12 pm 
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Who serviced them , then? :oops:


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PostPosted: Sun May 08, 2011 12:11 am 
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No, not got any spare... I thought they were serviced by Pace but I can't believe they'd get it wrong?

Pace guide on the website isn't that clear though...


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