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Bottomed out front suspension help?

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I have a 2020 R1. Hit a pretty big pothole broke the front wheel, bottomed out the front legs and twisted the alignment to the right.

Looking for advice on what to do with the fork legs and upper and lower triple tree. Inspect and Rebuild? Or just replace everything? Thanks in advance for the time and help everyone.

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The forks might just be twisted in triples but everything can be loosened up and put back.
might also be a good time to clean and grease steering head bearings
i could only imagine what that felt like on your wrists馃槼馃槼
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Agreed- hopefully the forks are just shifted in the triples. Have a headlift front stand ? If not you鈥檒l need to get the front supported up without using forks. Remove the front wheel/loosen clamps just enough to be able to slide forks. Use the lines at top of forks to gauge height. Make sure all is straight/even and try it out. Good luck!
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Agreed- hopefully the forks are just shifted in the triples. Have a headlift front stand ? If not you鈥檒l need to get the front supported up without using forks. Remove the front wheel/loosen clamps just enough to be able to slide forks. Use the lines at top of forks to gauge height. Make sure all is straight/even and try it out. Good luck!
Typically I agree, but it鈥檚 actually better to line the axle centerline with the bottom of the bottom fork leg. You want to match the center line of the axle between both fork legs. Using the top will get you close, using the bottom will get you perfect.

OP. Pics would help, 馃憤馃徎
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The forks might just be twisted in triples but everything can be loosened up and put back.
might also be a good time to clean and grease steering head bearings
i could only imagine what that felt like on your wrists馃槼馃槼
I actually barely felt it in my hands. The tire took most of the damage. I'm pretty sure it was just twisted in the triples. The fork legs seem straight. They aren't leaking oil. And still function. I'm concerned about possible micro fractures, damage to the internals etc. Probably just gonna take em to yamaha and have them rebuilt reseal and new oil. Going to pull the triples and replace the ball bearings with tapered rollers but need to build a tiny gallows to hang the front end from. Any damage to keep an eye out for on the triples? Pics aren't great but it's all I have. Thanks again for the help

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Typically I agree, but it鈥檚 actually better to line the axle centerline with the bottom of the bottom fork leg. You want to match the center line of the axle between both fork legs. Using the top will get you close, using the bottom will get you perfect.

OP. Pics would help, 馃憤馃徎

Doing the alignment is easy I got that and yes im fairly certian it just twistedin the tripples, it's suspension I don't know. They're the stock kyb that came on the thing. I'm concerned about damage to the internals. I'd get a rebuild kit and do it my self but I don't know what I'm looking for damage wise. Anything micro fracture wise to look for? The lower triple is pretty stout I doubt anything happened to it but then again it is aluminum. Anything to look out for there? Building a tiny gallows to hang the front end from to get the triples off and then I'm going to replace the ball bearings with tapered rollers. Anything else I should consider or am missing? Thanks for the help my guy.
Honestly I鈥檇 put a new wheel on and change the fork oil or just service the forks.
you鈥檇 be amazed at how good today鈥檚 suspension is. Dealer isn鈥檛 going to be able to find anything other than a leaky for seal.
Id do some research before you change the original head bearings from ball to taper.
The feel is very different and I believe the top teams in racing still use the ball type for that same reason.
I鈥檝e used Jack stands on my frame saver guards to hold up front end complete on my 03 Gsxr1000 before.
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Sweet thanks man. Makes me feel better about the whole deal. Definitely gonna do the service. Will look more into the bearings. All the videos I see on servicing the triple tree bearings, everyone always changes to tapered. Just assumed they were the better option. Lol but I saw it on YouTube so it has to be true right lol. And yes modern suspension is amazing for as bad as the wheel is I didn't hardly feel it except where it bottomed out and that part was "hardly felt it" part. Also been watching alot of Dave moss stuff good resources. Thanks again for the time Jimmyboy. Keep that rubber side down my guy.
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Sweet thanks man. Makes me feel better about the whole deal. Definitely gonna do the service. Will look more into the bearings. All the videos I see on servicing the triple tree bearings, everyone always changes to tapered. Just assumed they were the better option. Lol but I saw it on YouTube so it has to be true right lol. And yes modern suspension is amazing for as bad as the wheel is I didn't hardly feel it except where it bottomed out and that part was "hardly felt it" part. Also been watching alot of Dave moss stuff good resources. Thanks again for the time Jimmyboy. Keep that rubber side down my guy.
You鈥檙e welcome Patrick.
let us know how it all turns out.
im glad you weren鈥檛 running carbon wheels!
Yeah Dave moss knows his sh$t
You鈥檙e welcome Patrick.
let us know how it all turns out.
im glad you weren鈥檛 running carbon wheels!
Yeah Dave moss knows his sh$t
No s#!t right. Cast magnesium on the 2020+. But I feel like the wheel failed as designed and absorbed most of the impact. Definitely will let u guys know. Can't wait to get up again.
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No s#!t right. Cast magnesium on the 2020+. But I feel like the wheel failed as designed and absorbed most of the impact. Definitely will let u guys know. Can't wait to get up again.
No wheel is gonna take that header and survive. I鈥檝e seen it in steel wheels just as easy.

I wouldn鈥檛 worry about fractures in the internals. As Jimmy said, seals and oil, and ride it. See how it feels first before you drop a grand into a fork set that doesn鈥檛 need it. The triples are most likely solid, and it鈥檚 probably just the wheel. I鈥檝e had some really nasty crashes and never had a problem with the triple, it鈥檚 usually just other bent wheel or bent fork first.

the internals aren鈥檛 a cartridge like others have been, it would be hard to pull it all down to parts for examining. Not impossible, but you need to break the loctite inside the tubes and you need special tools.

personally I think because they鈥檙e sprung with fluid, they鈥檙e only going to compress so far before they will simply just force the fork legs to bend or snap. If your forks are straight I鈥檇 say the internals are most likely ok. Ride after a fork service and new wheel, see what happens first. It won鈥檛 be dangerous, it鈥檚 not like the suspension won鈥檛 work anymore, it just won鈥檛 feel smooth or 鈥渞ight鈥 at first. There isn鈥檛 much in there that can go wrong.
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