Originally Posted by DirtyDog
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.
Agreed, was gonna suggest that as well. I use a heat gun. Heat on the area of the fork where the seal is located really helps loosen up the "grip" that the seal rubber has on the ID of the fork tube. Works every time.