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    Tires and fork boots

    Hi guys , I'm spruceing up my TW some, bought new tires and while I change them wanted to also change the fork boots , I have new black ones I bought a long time ago but have never put on , is It hard to do .
    Any tips ?

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    Easy peasy. If you were at Moab this year you could have seen that along with fork seals being done.
    Only trick I can think of is to twist the fork to ease it out of the clamps.
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    Changing the boots is not hard, just requires a bit of attention to detail upon reassembly so that fork legs and front axle all re-align without any binding. Look into Similar Thread listings @ lower left edge of this web-page for detailed instructions.
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