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Old 12-03-2012, 09:23 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by SOLO LOBO View Post
Sometimes the fork braces require adjustment to allow proper leg allignment. If the brace isn't correct and is causing misallignment that may contribute to a leak

The easy test is that with the wheel off, the axle should slide fully home with light finger pressure. If you have to push hard, something is amiss
The axle slides in and out easily.

Tonight I checked and there is no oil leaking from the top, so definitely from the seal area. I ran a thin feeler gauge around the seal to maybe dislodge any crud that gathered in there.
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