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So many awesome ideas and tips in here! Such an amazing resource. THANKS to everyone who has contributed!

I had a brief look through the pages and did a search but I couldn't find anything about a homemade "Fork Spring Retainer & Pin Wrench" OEM 94694-52.

Has anyone had any luck getting their fork spring retainers out with out this tool?

I'm rebuilding my front forks and this little step has got me stumped.

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put an allen wrench in each hole [2],put a,box or open end wrench,between them,turn. if they're not frozen,this will work.
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put an allen wrench in each hole [2],put a,box or open end wrench,between them,turn. if they're not frozen,this will work.
thanks this worked! cheers!
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great stuff here. this will help in the days to come.
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What's the measurements on the red pieces that hold the clutch to remove the hub? Can't find the other thread that tells the measurementmeasurements
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Took measures of the stand I built a while ago and added them on the pics

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No comments on the crappy welds, it was the first time I tried to put some stick beads for more than 15 years.... need some practice I guess
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Made this tool today at work
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