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where to buy a set of fork spring seat....?

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  1. ARVENO

    ARVENO Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    Hi All ,
    I was installing a set of FAC fork dumper on my bike ( was the first time i took apart the forks) and i discovered that the previous owner cut the tab off the fork spring seat, you know , those things that prevent the springs to spin .
    Anyway i was wondering if anyone know where i can get a set ? MG cycle does not carry them .

    If anyone has a used pair laying around , I will be glad to buy them .

    Best
    Marco

    forgot to say the bike is a 1000 SP , 35 mm forks
     
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    ARVENO Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    OH!! thanks a lot , in the second link is the one i need.
    Question : I don't know if it is matter if the spring spin or not... so i am asking you does it matter ?

    If not a big deal , i can just go ahead and re-install everything.

    Thank you again
    Best
    M.
     
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    I don't know if spring spin matters. To give you a real answer I have to take a fork assembly apart and fiddle with it to figure out what the tabs are doing. I think its meant to keep the compression rod from coming loose.

    Anybody?...
    Maybe you can find a set of forks on e-bay or the MGNOC for cheap and have extra parts left over.

    also found this part:
    http://www.stein-dinse.biz/advanced...14527601&x=14&y=5&categories_id=&inc_subcat=1

    Do you have two springs or one in ea fork leg?
     
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    ARVENO Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    i got two springs , one short , one long i think it's called "dual rate springs set up " .
    Was already in there , and everything is in great condition, i just replaced the original dumper with a set of FAC.
    the manual says that the fork spring seat prevent the spring to spin. Inside the fork boots i can see a tab where the spring seat must be placed.
    Now, thinking out loud , i got two springs, so if the lover spring ( shorter ) does not spin , there is anything that will keep the upper spring ( longer ) to spin , so maybe is not a big deal if the spring spin ?
    I had others bikes and no one of them had some sorta of "thing" to prevent the spring to spin.

    I put 5k miles on the bike last season with this set up and everything was good....now that the forks are apart i was just asking before putting them back together.

    thanks
    M
     

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