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Old 01-16-2013, 07:27 PM   #4805
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Originally Posted by newcastleadam View Post
Changing fork seals to get my project 1993 KLR ready for sale, and the leaky one ain't budging with 120 psi in it. Gonna wait it out, then find something with a 24mm or 15/16" end to fully disassemble. Saw one guy made a universal holder out of a 1x1 piece of wood, sharpened like a tent stake to wedge onto the damper rod top. So there's that option

The non-leaky one popped fine of course .
Next time, keep it pressured up and warm the fork lower with a gentle torch. It'll pop.

Wrap a rag around the seal so you don't make a mess.

Worked for me.
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