I have thought about this too. Hopefully someone can shed some light.
I use the same crush washer on both sides. I think that's the way it goes.Are you are sure the washer is leaking, and it's not lower bath oil that often gets in the rebound shaft upon install and then leaks out around the adjuster knob?
And where are you guys getting fresh 8mm crush washers? I can only find them for the spring side.
They are not then same washer on each side.I use the same crush washer on both sides. I think that's the way it goes.
I have another question for the folks here. What are the 'retainers' see here (next item under the crush washers) ...
Rock Shox 8mm Crush Washers and RetainersRock Shox 8mm Crush Washers and Retainers :: From $11.00 :: Rock Shox Fork Partswww.universalcycles.com
Were they the same size?I just installed a smaller crush washer that I got with the SKF seals because the factory wider crush washer on the
That was an excellent thread. The big take for me was the fact that the crush washer does not seal anything and seal is the shaft wedging into the lowers. Which makes perfect sense now that I think about it. So using the same smaller crush washer on both sides is fine.Check out this thread...
Especially Dougal's post. The crush washer isn't what seals the lowers.
Charger 2.1 upgrade on Yari Fork. Damper side leakingI did the Charger 2.1 damper conversion upgrade on my Yari last year. Everything I read or watched showed using an 8mm crush washer on the damper side. It is half the size of what it needs to be and constantly leaks oil. I was trying to find the actual flat washer they use on a Lyrik. It is...www.mtbr.com
Kinda, they are about 0.1-0.2mm thicker/taller, but as I tightened the bolt down the washer got crushed enough I think.Were they the same size?
The 2 crush washers I got with the SKF seals had both a different size than the original washers on my Lyrik.
So I could not replace them and reused the old ones.
Interesting...then this begs the question, why is my fork leaking? I'm pretty confident it's not thisthe crush washer does not seal anything and seal is the shaft wedging into the lowers.
because I wiped the leaked oil off and more came out after a couple rides.Are you are sure the washer is leaking, and it's not lower bath oil that often gets in the rebound shaft upon install and then leaks out around the adjuster knob?
Here you go:I've been using fresh washers, still leaking. The fork came with the wider one but I threw it away after my first service, so I can't measure it. If someone can measure theirs that's be helpful!