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I'm trying to get my top tree off my 87
it won't come off
do i need a specific tool to get this mother fuker off or what

thanks in advance
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you take off the nut and slack off the pinch bolts and then you might have to whack it a bit from underneath

comes off easier with no weight on the front wheel
 

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Mr. G is right, take off the top cap bolt and pinches, hammer it up. May take a bit to get it up off the threads...
 

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I always slide the fork tubes out first. The upper triple should almost just lift off after you do thid. There is always some pressure on the upper triple from the tube and as you have a 1100 the clip-ons too. I learned a long time that you do not save any time by leaving the tubes in the lower triple. I always slide the tubes down even if I'm only pulling the upper clamp. If it still will not come off I use a plastic "Dead Blow" hammer. It will not mar the alloy.
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Mine came apart without force. It did occur to me that you could have the infamous clip-ons with an eyelet to mount them to the bottom of the top triple. That would be a pain.
 
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