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Post by Clarky_two on Tue Feb 07, 2017 9:48 pm

Whats the best way to check fork seals guys...

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Post by mufynman on Tue Feb 07, 2017 9:51 pm

rub your hands up and down the forks , then go inside and wipe them on your missus' best blouse , then hold it up to show her . If you don't hear a slapping sound , chances are your seals are fine .
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Post by crm250dude on Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:24 pm

I got a fork doctor if you want to borrow it - cleans the seals if you got dirt causing a leak
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Post by wolfy on Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:29 pm

mufynman wrote:rub your hands up and down the forks , then go inside and wipe them on your missus' best blouse , then hold it up to show her . If you don't hear a slapping sound , chances are your seals are fine .


lol! lol! lol!
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Post by juljam33 on Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:35 pm

mufynman wrote:rub your hands up and down the forks , then go inside and wipe them on your missus' best blouse , then hold it up to show her . If you don't hear a slapping sound , chances are your seals are fine .


lol! lol!
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Post by keith husky 450 on Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:36 pm

mufynman wrote:rub your hands up and down the forks , then go inside and wipe them on your missus' best blouse , then hold it up to show her . If you don't hear a slapping sound , chances are your seals are fine .
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Post by wolfy on Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:38 pm

Clarky_two wrote:Whats the best way to check fork seals guys...

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Are they leaking ? every time i wash me bike now i use a rag to clean the bottom forks behind the guard.
Looks clean with a wash but the shit dries hard & then sticks in your fork seals.
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Post by Viv on Wed Feb 08, 2017 6:24 pm

wolfy wrote:
Clarky_two wrote:Whats the best way to check fork seals guys...

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Are they leaking ? every time i wash me bike now i use a rag to clean the bottom forks behind the guard.
Looks clean with a wash but the shit dries hard & then sticks in your fork seals.

+1
Not much to the fork seals so they won't take much abuse.
Don't know if there the same as hydraulic Rams which leave a very fine layer of oil to assist the lubrication and stops the dirt sticking.
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Post by steve on Wed Feb 08, 2017 7:18 pm

Amazingly im still on my original seals scratch Watch em pop next time im out Rolling Eyes
But if they ant leaking they ant broken lol!
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Post by juljam33 on Wed Feb 08, 2017 7:21 pm

Ypu can pop the outer seal "covers" off to reveal the actual seals and clean the crud out under them
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