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Montana Norm

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  1. Montana Norm

    Check the marks on your forks for me

    Ya i have no problem aligning my forks i just thought it was weird to have to percision machined tubes be 1mm different from eachother.
  2. Montana Norm

    Check the marks on your forks for me

    Measuring from the bottom of the upper tube the reference lines are in the same spot. but as you can see the one is longer than the other.
  3. Montana Norm

    Check the marks on your forks for me

    The tube is Longer on the one side i measured it
  4. Montana Norm

    Check the marks on your forks for me

    That fork tube is indeed that much longer???? Weird???
  5. My upper fork tubes have the marks for alignment on top but the lines are lower on one fork. 2018 Sachs o.c. Anyone notice this on there’s? it is 1mm lower on the brake side
  6. Montana Norm

    Closeout deal on TCX Comp Evo Michelin boots $199

    i would not hesitate to go down a half size.
  7. Montana Norm

    18 300rr fork oil level Sachs open cartridge

    i just thought it seemed way down there compared to an older sachs manual that says 130 mm for the 2t the amount of oil the manual reccomends does not get me anywhere near the 130 mm
  8. Montana Norm

    48mm sachs OC fork modification

    I brought them to the dealer to start the warranty process and then reassembled them. the wear is in the early stage you can only see it with a inspection mirror and a flashlight the black inner makes it very difficult to pick up. i doubt i could get a pic that shows it clearly.
  9. What oil level are you guys running in your 18 Sachs oc? I put in 545 ml and the oil is still a long ways down (over 140mm) this is with spring out fork completely compressed
  10. Montana Norm

    48mm sachs OC fork modification

    Update : forks did have coating wearing on uppers. Working with the dealer for warranty/hardcoat. So no the 18’s are not fixed. I always used a fork alignment tool and only torqued the lower clamps to 9 nm
  11. Montana Norm

    Beta Sachs OC tool

    So 1 -1/4” pvc 24” long 3 1/2” notches at the bottom evenly spaced. hole in the other end for screwdriver to hold it still
  12. Montana Norm

    48mm sachs OC fork modification

    Working out of state at moment, cant measure it, but pretty sure it was 24" long. Thank you very much
  13. Montana Norm

    48mm sachs OC fork modification

    perfect! about how long Is that?
  14. Montana Norm

    48mm sachs OC fork modification

    so heat the hex head in bottom of the fork? or heat around the bottom of the fork?
  15. Montana Norm

    48mm sachs OC fork modification

    Can anyone give me the dimensions of the cartridge holding tool for the sachs oc fork? I need to get the catridge out and i dont have time for the tool to be shipped. I can see in the piccs its a small tube and it has 3 notches in the end to accept the cart. but i need the I.D., O.D and length of the tube. also the width of the notches would help. Thanks alot if you can help me. 40 hrs on the forks with no coating wear yet
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