Front forks blown

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  • cuaround

Posted October 29, 2009 - 06:37 PM


anyone out there got a link or pics of how to replace your front fork seals on an 06 yz450f. I dont want to take it to a shop if its not to difficult to do.


  • grayracer513

Posted October 29, 2009 - 07:18 PM


There's the manual:

It isn't a particularly difficult job, but you will need at least a proper octagonal wrench to remove the damper cartridge, and a seal driver. If you want do full oil change, you'll need a base valve wrench also.

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  • sacfelix

Posted October 29, 2009 - 07:37 PM


Here is a 3 part video that shows how to replace the fork seals.




  • Family Man

Posted October 29, 2009 - 09:24 PM


Go to They've got the Tusk tools and the quality how to vids. Its not a hard job, and it is one that you'll probably end up doing pretty often if you ride a lot. Worth learning how, oh and there is a great suspension section on this thumper talk site.

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