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sportbiker929

fork seal leak

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Isn't there a trick to try before changing them??

Just picked up the bike and it is great.

Thanks,

Mitch

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I pull down the dust boots and run a .001 feeler guage between the fork and the seal. Sometimes it will clear out the dirt in the seal, other times it won't.

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If you've got any tearoffs, you could try insert one of those, or some 35mm film strips. It helped me for a while, but eventually they still needed replacing. Just got mine back from having some Race Tech valves and the right springs put in and its like riding a new bike. Hats off to the folks at ProPrivateer in Texas (nope I have affiliation, other than the money I spent). :D

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