Join Date: Nov 2014
Location: Sandpoint, ID area
Re: Front shock
I'd be carefull & place a strong backup support under the forks. When I was doing my fork seals, I had the LT supported only with a hydraulic jack overnight. Next morning, I stepped into the garage to find that the jack had sagged & the LT was dangerously close to tipping forward & potentially falling off the jack onto the forks.
Thinking I had a leaking jack, I switched to another jack & checked it later. 2nd jack did the same thing in a few hrs.
So I then put large wooden blocks under each fork until I was ready to finish the seals.
These jacks are the same ones I routinely use for my cars with no sagging issues. I think maybe they hold better under more load.
To be safe, rig a backup support. Dropping an LT on it's forks would not be pretty.
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