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    RS Reba Race 2008 - marks on inner legs

    On my FS bike I am using Windcutter Ti 160 mm rotors on both wheels with XTR 975 disc brakes. Recently the front rotor braking developed into a wobble with the whole fork. Can these marks come from the wobble or is something worn in the Reba fork? The fork hasn't been ridden much ...

    Sorry the shots are not rotated properly

    RS Reba Race 2008 - marks on inner legs-img_20140805_202633.jpg

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    Any suggestions what can cause this marks on the inner legs, mates?

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    This wobble, you mean the upper stanchions rock back and forth in the lowers? If so, the bushings in the lowers are shot. The wear on the stanchions indicates the bushing wear or a lack of lube in the lowers.

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    RS Reba Race 2008 - marks on inner legs

    When was the fork last serviced? Are the marks only on right stanchion?

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    No lowers wobble when I brake - that might be due to windcutter rotors. I read somewhere they can cause lowers wobble. Besides this the lowers and stanchions seem to hold fine together. Lowers need a heavy oil (15W) or grease?

    Quote Originally Posted by 92gli View Post
    This wobble, you mean the upper stanchions rock back and forth in the lowers? If so, the bushings in the lowers are shot. The wear on the stanchions indicates the bushing wear or a lack of lube in the lowers.
    No, marks are on both and seem to be equal - there are both left and right stanchion on the photos I posted. Fork was serviced last year - oil change & o-rings.

    Quote Originally Posted by arnea View Post
    When was the fork last serviced? Are the marks only on right stanchion?

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