18-17. FORK BUSHINGS REPLACEMENT
This Task Covers:
Tools and Special Tools
Compound, Sealing (Item 33, Appendix C)
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive
Paper, Emery, Grit #80 (Item 24, Appendix C)
(Item 18, Appendix F)
Solvent, Chlorinated (Item 37, Appendix C)
Press, Arbor, 10-ton (Item 10, Appendix F)
Gloves, Rubber (Item 11, Appendix C)
Forks removed (Para 18-16)
Left and right fork bushings are removed
and installed the same way.
Remove bushing (1) from fork bore (2).
Slowly apply hydraulic pressure to remove fork
bushing (1) from fork bore (2).
Rough tinned outside diameter of fork
Using #80 grit emery paper, rough up tinned
outside diameter of fork bushing (1).
Cleaning solvents are potentially
dangerous to personnel and property.
Avoid skin contact by wearing rubber
gloves. Avoid prolonged inhalation.
Ensure work area provides adequate
ventilation. Do not use near open flame.
Clean inside diameter of fork bore (2).
Using chlorinated solvent, clean inside diameter of fork bore (2).