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    Lefty Question

    Is this the correct spacing for my shock? I can not remember if it was sitting flush at the top.
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    It's fine there, or all the way at the top, no worries. Just make sure the bolts are snug, so you know it didn't slip down on it's own
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    Can it be lower?

    Mine has the same clearance as shown above. Can I lower the fork so that the cap is closer to the top mounting arm? I would like to run a shorter stem, and this would definitely help alot.

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    You can.

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    Well I went ahead and moved mine to where it’s flush. By the way, everything was loose. I could not believe it. I'm going to have to watch that. Anyway, I used a 5mm then torque it down to 60 In-Lbs. 60 In-lbs to Ft-Lbs equal 5 Ft-Lbs right? If I remember right, 1 In-Lbs=.08 Ft-Lbs. Well that’s what I torque everything to.

    Well thanks for the info. I have a feeling that’s where the creaking noise was
    coming from.

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    Don't forget blue Loc Tite on the clamp bolts .

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