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RST Gila Pro Forks – How To Disassemble/Clean/Lube/Re-assemble

I show how to overhaul RST Gila Pro forks/shocks. I also fixed the lockout lever which was not working. RST recommends this maintenance be done “Every 4 weeks or 25-30 hours of riding or whenever the performance of the fork has diminished(whichever occurs first).” Basic service to keep your suspension working and from becoming stiff …Read more »

RockShox Judy XC Shocks/Forks Service – Disassembly/Clean/Lube/Assembly

I show how to disassemble, clean, lubricate, replace the oil/suspension fluid and re-assemble RockShox Judy XC forks. This maintenance is recommended every year or 100 hours of riding. The docs say to use “RockShox Extra Light Weight Oil” but don’t really specify what that is. I used 5W oil. But I could have maybe used …Read more »

How To Clean/Lube A Suspension Seatpost

I show how to disassemble, clean, lube, and re-assemble a suspension seatpost.

Repairing Seized SR Suntour T890 Forks – Disassemble/Clean/Lube

These SR Suntour T890 forks/shocks were completely frozen. The problem seemed to be rust and a lack of lubrication which probably also allowed the rust. I took them apart, cleaned them as best as I could, lubed them and put them back together again. They are still a little bit stiff, but I think they …Read more »

Judy Butter Vs SRAM Butter

In some of RockShox overhaul videos I recommended Judy Butter. But SRAM acquired RockShox and Judy Butter was replaced with SRAM Butter. But it’s different. SRAM Butter is made by Slickoleum.