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Old 02-02-2013, 08:39 PM   #2
Johnf3
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Joined: Apr 2007
Location: West Texas
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Originally Posted by Two Moto Kiwis View Post
Good evening gents

Has aftermarket seals I believe and the green dust caps (if you can believe any of the bullshit from the previous owner)

Does anyone know if these are a one piece assembly or like the std ones with separate seal and dust cap.

Next thing is where to source a seal in Mexico area, any leads.

Many thanks.

Two pieces. Pull the dust seal down and find something really thin but rigid. A thin feeler gauge works good, but anything will do. The idea is to get between the fork leg and the seal and run it around the fork leg to clean out the dirt or grit that is making your seal leak. It is a five minute job and will more than likely fix your issue. Motion Pro even makes the commercial version called a Seal Doctor.

If you have green seals they are SKF, and are the best available. Try this trick before you replace the seal.
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