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    New question here. How easy is to rebuild a Joplin 4 seatpost

    I have work on bikes and motorcycles for years, can I do it my self or better just to send it in...??

    Mine is leaking air pretty fast..

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    I'm sure you'd have no problem rebuilding it, it's basically a fork damper.

    OTOH, based on my experience with Joplins, I think a more cost and time effective approach might be to toss it in the trash where it belongs and get something else.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joules View Post
    I'm sure you'd have no problem rebuilding it, it's basically a fork damper.
    Any good source for the parts..?

    OTOH, based on my experience with Joplins, I think a more cost and time effective approach might be to toss it in the trash where it belongs and get something else.
    So far this is my first issue in about 6 years of ownership, plus I have 3 of them and I'm pretty chubby if that matters..

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    hope this helps
    Joplin oil change
    joplin maintenance kit - small part kits - components
    http://vttplus.net/img/joplin/Joplin_1.pdf
    not that hard, but oil level is critical, and hard to get right.

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    Note: I end up sending the post for service, is pretty cheap, after reading all this postings I may sell it after I get it back..

    Quote Originally Posted by Tim22 View Post
    hope this helps
    Joplin oil change
    Wow tons of great information, thanks for the link.
    "recommended every 30-50 hours of riding time" no wonder mine stop working,


    http://vttplus.net/img/joplin/Joplin_1.pdf
    not that hard, but oil level is critical, and hard to get right.
    Great info too.

    Thanks for sharing all this links

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    Man the costumer service from Crankbrothers sucks goats..

    Five days after I got their first email and no response so far, after two calls and three emails no replay so far...

    I just did not know this process will be so painful, is not like they are doing it for free..

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    I guess it works when you send a message to somebody supervisor, I got a call at 8am my time in Utah, 7am time in LA and everything is running just fine now..

    Hopefully the post will be in good working order for a least a season..

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