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post #1 of 2 Old 05-22-2015, 02:19 PM Thread Starter
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DL1000 - How to spot Racetech Cartridge Work

My Vee came to me with some nearly indecipherable paperwork from Racetech.

It was wearing Racetech fork springs (which I later replaced with Sonic springs in a better spring rate for me).

I'm thinking that perhaps it's wearing cartridges that were revalved by. Next time I have the forks apart for a fork oil change, what's a way I might be able to verify this?

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post #2 of 2 Old 05-22-2015, 02:48 PM
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I'm pretty sure they are called gold valves for a reason. Look for some color.

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