'06 WR450 Fork seal orientation?


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  • umpire3

Posted November 10, 2013 - 03:36 PM

#1

Disassembled the fork seals before I had new ones.  Kept the orientation by tying them together.  When the new seals came in, they were a little different.

 

Just need some one to double check my conclusion.

 

The fork seal has a raised lip that needs to be installed so that the lip is facing the wheel.

The fork seal has a large and small gap.  The small gap must face down towards the wheel.

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  • raised lip.jpg
  • lip side up.jpg
  • small gap.jpg
  • large gap back side.jpg


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  • JDLowrance

Posted November 10, 2013 - 07:18 PM

#2

Springs on both the oil seal and dust seal face downward (towards the wheel).



  • umpire3

Posted November 11, 2013 - 04:46 PM

#3

Thanks JD.






 
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