How hard is it to replace fork seals on a yz 400?

4 replies to this topic
  • motojames1

Posted March 28, 2008 - 05:14 PM


Does anyone have experience in changing fork seals and if so is it hard to do?

  • motorcycleman

Posted March 28, 2008 - 05:31 PM


No, it's not hard. Get a fork seal driver and the manual that came with your bike.

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  • wolfie12

Posted March 28, 2008 - 05:55 PM


Unless you have to do it more than once a year, pay the guy. :prof:

  • Dirtbiker05

Posted March 29, 2008 - 03:57 AM


instead of getting a fork seal driver i used a 50mm pvc pipe that i cut in half to get my seal into place. it isnt very hard but for some parts of the process an extra pair of hands are nice. good luck!

  • DeeCee

Posted March 31, 2008 - 09:36 PM


I have rebuilt my forks twice during the past 3 months. Once to replace the seals and once to replace bent tubes.

Just follow the manual carfully and you will be OK. The right tools make the job a lot easier.

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