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Front Tire Alignment Issue

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Hey Lambrettaverse, 

 

I just put the front hub and tire on this Li I'm building and the tire is not lining up straight.

I'm thinking I need to go back into the forks and ensure both links are even (the k/s-side link/spring may not be in far enough. 

Has anyone else ever had this issue?

 

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Take the wheel off and see if you have the correct link on the left side. You might have two links that should be on the right.

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Derek, these are the scoot's original links. Kickstart-side link has the locating pin. The other side does not, as it's supposed to be. 

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 it could be mismatched fork links from different models, unevenly worn springs, unevenly /worn fork buffers (or different manufacturer) slightly uneven, bent fork pistons, uneven not seated correctly (manufacturer or just oil dirt) fork spring stops or all of the above. 

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Yeah, this sounds about right. Buffers and stops are brand new. Springs, links and pistons are original. Thanks. I'll be tearing the forks apart again.

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So I took the forks apart and it looks like I have one buffer that is slightly larger and three that are the same size. Odd but once I get another large buffer, we'll see if this fixes things.

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