Dropping the forks: Lifts, Jacks, etc.

Jameson, George E. george.jameson at mirant.com
Thu Apr 12 06:53:57 PDT 2007

Where I do my work it's easiest for me to work by hoisting with a come
along or 2 strapped to the frame rails from  an overhead beam.  I've
worked on jacks and stands before but prefer to get the work up higher.
I know someone will say it's not safe, but the way I look at it the bike
really doesn't weigh much.  Engine hoists can work well also.

-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Bowen [mailto:c_p_bowen at yahoo.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2007 7:17 PM
To: gpzlist at micapeak.com
Subject: Dropping the forks: Lifts, Jacks, etc.

Anyone who's dropped the forks, how'd you do it? (Aside from "open hand,
drop fork" that
Do you have a lift?  Deploy cinderblocks under the centerstand and rear

I don't have to do it yet, but I'm contemplating my options....

'95 GPZ

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