|Type 2 – REQUIRES BRAZING - MOST OTHER MODELS
1Remove the damping rods from the fork tubes.
2Disassemble the adjustable rebound mechanism in the top of the damping rod. This is usually operated with a "D" shaped rod connected to the fork cap. The rebound mechanism is usually held into the top of the damping rod with a round wire clip or a standard circlip.
3The “D” shaped adjustment rod attached to the cap must be removed with a hacksaw. Cut the rod off within 25mm (1 in) from the cap. The exact length is not critical.
4The damping rod has extra holes originally used for detent purposes. These must be brazed shut. Once they are brazed they must be filed smooth to the surface of the steel damping rod. Do not file down below the surface or it will decrease rebound damping. The rebound feed hole must also be brazed shut and smoothed down.
5You may want to drill a new rebound hole in the small diameter portion of the damping rod below the head. This is determined by the setting you normally use. For example: if you use the #2 setting, check what size hole is being used when the adjuster is in that position. Use a set of metric or numbered drills and find the corresponding size drill for the rebound hole in the #2 position. Drill a new rebound hole the size you just determined. Locate it 20mm below the head and lightly de-burr the opening.
NOTE: If you like the rebound damping best when it is set at another setting, like 1,3 or 4, then drill your new rebound hole to the corresponding size for that adjustment.
6Follow the standard installation instructions. This includes drilling the additional compression holes (located at the bottom of the damping rod).