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Old 09-30-2012, 07:43 PM   #14
its Ground Zero
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Joined: Feb 2010
Location: Montana
Oddometer: 600
So, thanks for the write up, I used it this weekend, but had some questions for all you veteran riders out there.

First off, this was about the 4th fork seal job I have ever done, and it was much easier than any other bike I have ever done.

The culprit:

The issue:

This is on the leg that was leaking. I cannot feel anything, no change in resistance, no edges, uneven surfaces, nothing.

It looks like the chrome is rubbed off.

Something I should be worried about?

Bike has about 21,500 miles on it. The leg was only leaking for about 200 miles and for about a week. It still had lots of oil In it, and it was still producing oil while riding around and sitting, so it wasn't dry.

By the way, I used the 45mm Marzocchi Kit from and it fit like a charm. Exact same size seals as the stock ones.

2010 F800gs (Mine) 2011 F650gs (Wifes)
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