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    OPAS reverse the spring to keep in up position

    I've heard of guys reversing the spring in the OPAS to keep in the up position. Has anyone done this?

    Thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by driveumhard View Post
    I've heard of guys reversing the spring in the OPAS to keep in the up position. Has anyone done this?

    Thanks
    I haven`t but some just jam the plastic spacers in there to hold them up...
    no matter what position there are in, as long as they are still on the ski, they will still drag. Most remove them altogether...PR...

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    Doesn't a spring return no matter which side has pressure applied?

    Curious.

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    ...reversing the spring...placing it on the other side...gotcha...

    Blocking them up would seem to be the easier.

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    OPAS

    I took one side off but can't figure out how to reverse the spring..... Anyone have the solution to this?

    Thank you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by driveumhard View Post
    I took one side off but can't figure out how to reverse the spring..... Anyone have the solution to this?

    Thank you!
    leave it back in there and cut a piece of plastic pipe and slit it, then warm up in glass of hot water for a few minutes to easily spread it open over shaft while holding up the OPAS paddle, and your done...PR...


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    anyone have a link on complete instructions for removing the opas. Is it difficult?

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    Riva has instructions on their site

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