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Old 02-23-06, 05:02 PM   #1
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How to remove a through axel front wheel?

Ok so I just got a build kit and it came with the front wheel on the shock and I cant get the damn wheel off. Im pretty sure im doing this right, im trying to lossen the 2 bolts on axel, 1 on each side ( not the 4 bolts on the shock) but it wont budge. Please help!!
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What kind of fork is it?
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What kind of fork is it?
05 boxxer race...not a qr 20
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You'll need to loosen the four pinch bolts on the lowers first. Then loosen/remove the end cap on the axle. You should be able to slide it right out after that.
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ok so i did that....but the "end caps" wont move
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Do you mean you can't loosen the end cap (there's only one), or that you've got the end cap off and the axle won't slide out?
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Usually the fork comes with a thrangle wrench that helps you remove the thru axle. Did they send that?
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