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post #1 of 7 Old 06-20-2008, 03:16 PM Thread Starter
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919 front shocks

Mine are leaking, I have never repacked shocks before. Is it something worth doing myself. ie special tools? If I take it to a shop how many man hours?

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post #2 of 7 Old 06-20-2008, 05:28 PM
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If you never replaced fork seals my recommendation would be to bring it to a qualified repair shop. Depending on the mechanic's skill level 2 hrs. should be adequate.

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post #3 of 7 Old 06-20-2008, 05:45 PM
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It takes me longer than 2 hrs just to get the energy up to feel like doing it.

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post #4 of 7 Old 06-21-2008, 07:18 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks,

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post #5 of 7 Old 06-21-2008, 08:50 AM
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and the possibility of damaging the inner leg while removing or installing seals could be high for someone without much mechanical experience.

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post #6 of 7 Old 06-23-2008, 09:46 AM
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Yea Im an entry level tech and I guesstimate 2 hours on both rebuilds 1hour per fork.our master tech could probably do it an hour but would charge 2 any way

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post #7 of 7 Old 06-23-2008, 01:13 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks allot guys.

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