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Hi,
I’m rebuilding my bike from a crash and after mount all the front, the wheel is deviated to rigth (see pics)
The wheel is ok, forks ok, and upper triple also.
Can be the lower triple damaged?Axle?
Any opinion will be welcome, thanks.
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Not sure how you determined that the forks were straight and the upper triple was OK. But clearly the forks are not aligned. The lower triple is likely bent. But you'd have to disassemble to the whole front end to check that. The quickest thing to try is loosening all the triple clamps and forcing the tubes back into alignment. If you can realign them and they stay when clamped up, then you're good. Otherwise you bent the lower.
 
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Thanks SkyDork. The forks and upper triple are ok because comes from my street bike. Tomorrow I Will dismount all again and check.
I assume that the next monday will need to send the lower to check to a specialist...
 

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Most certainly can be the lower. A quick way to check is pull the lower triple and put the bottom on a flat surface (like your kitchen counter). If it rocks, then your triple is bent. Also check that the stems is staright and is perpendicular to the lower clamp

Your axle could also be bent.

One last thing to double check is the cups in the frame. Not uncommon for them to distort in the frame after a crash.
 

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Most certainly can be the lower. A quick way to check is pull the lower triple and put the bottom on a flat surface (like your kitchen counter). If it rocks, then your triple is bent. Also check that the stems is staright and is perpendicular to the lower clamp

Your axle could also be bent.

One last thing to double check is the cups in the frame. Not uncommon for them to distort in the frame after a crash.
Thanks evallarta1. I will try this before to send the triple clamp to repair. I hope the frame is not bended, I invested a lot of money on replacing parts and would be a problem to buy a new frame...
About the frame, I think that all the front drive would be unaligned in block,but not the wheel against the handlebars. I hope..
 
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