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post #1 of 4 Old 05-29-2014, 02:14 PM Thread Starter
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I've been having fork seal leaks recently.

I switched the front forks from a 2002 to a 2007 hornet - believing they are the same dimensions.

Any ideas if this switch may be a problem, re; different settings ?

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post #2 of 4 Old 05-29-2014, 04:22 PM
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I've been having fork seal leaks recently.

I switched the front forks from a 2002 to a 2007 hornet - believing they are the same dimensions.

Any ideas if this switch may be a problem, re; different settings ?
nope. Using OEM or aftermarket seals? Did you remember to put a baggie or something over the tube before sliding the seals on? Are you sure the stanchion tubes are straight and not nicked?

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I will use OEM seals next and use the protection when installing them...these will both be different to previous attempts...the upper fork tube is brand new...on advise the older one may've become unhelpfully bent or pitted.

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post #4 of 4 Old 06-03-2014, 08:57 AM
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A couple pieces of clear packing tape works well too. Just over lap them a little.

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