Are you seeing preload spacers? Look underneath the tube?
Pictures added, they are hanging upside down drainingAre you seeing preload spacers? Look underneath the tube?
Thanks for the clarification, I was confused as I have another set and when I removed the caps and compressed them I am looking at the springs and no spacersthat's them. the springs are below them, so that they are always in the lower leg. otherwise they rub against the top of the lower leg as it moves. pull them apart to set the oil level.
Speaking of wrong, I have 2 sets of forks and my buddy helped me pick the best 2 to reseal. Everything went great until I went to install them and found out that we actually resealed 2 left forksPeople put stuff together wrong or modified all the time, I choose to both some times.