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Dropped my Suzuki in a mud hole, steering seems off a bit. Handlebars are staight but wheel slightly off. How do I fix?

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You may have bent , or just twisted in the housing one of the forks ,, check the alignment of each , if it just twisted loosen the bolts for the hold downs of the fork assembly and align, if its bent ,, you must replace it

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