Never really had so much problems unscrewing the bottom bolt out. Always got it out with the worst case compressing everything in the past.
I've gotten seals (not fork) out before by running a sheet metal screw into the rubber, then using either pliers or slide hammer to pull it out.
Loose nut holding the handlebars
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