Specialized Epic Bearing Servicing?
Last year I did an adventure race, which involved a lot of wet riding.
The lower bearings on my '04 S-works Epic spent a lot of time getting wet, and repacked them.
however, the upper's need service as well, and I cannot for the life of me figure out how to get the pivot bolt out that attaches the Horst Link and upper shock eye to the seat tube apart.
There is supposed to be a circlip, but It's not visible to me, and I'm nervious about pressing the pin out with a C clamp, as the Horst link is carbon.
I've been able to get the bolt out enough to repack the bearing on the Horst Link, but would like to clean out the spherical bearing and grease things there as well.
Should the pin and spherical bearing come easily out of the upper shock eye?
If the circlip is holding things together, any advice or trick for removing this?
Last edited by Scooby Snax; 06-10-09 at 06:45 AM.