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dust seals in forks

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#1
I was trying to clean my dust seals for the first time today and i couldnt seem how to get them out, i tried to pry it out with a screw driver and they didnt seem to budge, anyone kno how i should get them out?
thanks [i also dont want to wreak anything trying to gt them out :D]
 
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#3
I usually just take a tooth brush and soapy water and gently clean the dirt out. The seals only come out during an actual disassembly of the fork.
 
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no u can just slide the dust wiper seal down what r u guys thinking, im not talking about the actual seals
 
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#7
if that was the case then ever time the fork compressed the wiper would come off you will need to DISSAMBLE the forks.
 

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#8
forks have 2 seals.. Dust seals and the oil seals.. And the dust seals can come out without disassembly.

You should be able to use a small screwdriver to pry them out.
 

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Some of you folks need to learn you don't have to answer questions you don't have a clue about the answer. You should be able to remove the dust seal/wiper simply by putting a screwdriver between the wiper and the top of the fork and working it down. Then you can spray contact cleaner or whatever other method you desire to clean the stuck dirt away from the oil seal.
 

kmccune

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Chili said:
Some of you folks need to learn you don't have to answer questions you don't have a clue about the answer.
:laugh:
 
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Chili said:
Some of you folks need to learn you don't have to answer questions you don't have a clue about the answer. QUOTE]


Thank you for posting that Chili. I couldn't agree more. :nod: