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Old 03-04-2010, 04:17 PM   #1
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Default 2007 Victory Jackpot fork seals

I'm getting ready to change the fork seals on my 07 Jackpot chrome forks for the first time. Any brain damage I should be aware of before I start???
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Old 03-04-2010, 04:26 PM   #2
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You have something to drive the new seals in with, yes? A proper-diameter piece of PVC pipe works as well or better than a "real" driver.

Is this one an USD fork?
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Thanks for that advice. USD fork??????
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Old 03-04-2010, 06:35 PM   #4
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USD = Up Side Down

From 'Net pictures, it appears you do not have them.

It'll be helpful to have an impact wrench to re-install the damper rod bolts, unless you fashion a tool to hold the rod from the top.
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From 'Net pictures, it appears you do not have them.

It'll be helpful to have an impact wrench to re-install the damper rod bolts, unless you fashion a tool to hold the rod from the top.
You can use a broomstick or dowel, if necessary to hold the damper rod. Best bet is to just loosen the bolt before even starting disassembly.
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Damper rods?

Oh, right. That high-tech stuff.

Cruisers don't have cartridge forks?
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Damper rods?

Oh, right. That high-tech stuff.

Cruisers don't have cartridge forks?
Nah.

I'm guessing there is just the conventional damper tube that is bolted to the bottom (axle end) of the slider.

BTW DOIT2XS, if you haven't made it that far, you must take the front axle out to get to the damper rod bolts.

I used to use the impact wrench to get the initial torque on the bolt, because otherwise the tube would spin. Once it 'grabbed', I'd use a torque wrench to set the bolt properly.
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