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Bloody fork seals
« on: October 23, 2018, 08:44:34 PM »
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 Ive battled the fork seal replacement and i have come to a noisy no further.
I have the slides in ,  seal and retaining clip
And oil .
I cant seem to compress the tube eneogh to do up the small bolt on the bottom of the fork .
Any help would be great .
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Re: Bloody fork seals
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2018, 10:04:14 PM »
If that bolt is not in situ the oil will drain out, that holds the damper in place.
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Re: Bloody fork seals
« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2018, 03:19:07 AM »
Maybe you could try using a longer bolt of same thread size to insert and try and pull the shaft down to the open hole . . If need to I think you can top up the oil thru that bolt hole . .
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Re: Bloody fork seals
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2018, 03:45:29 AM »
Maybe you could try using a longer bolt of same thread size to insert and try and pull the shaft down to the open hole . . If need to I think you can top up the oil thru that bolt hole . .



Thanks STroppy and Yorkie . I will see if i can find a bolt or some threaded bar .
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Re: Bloody fork seals
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2018, 11:39:08 AM »
I started to watch an interesting youtube on replacing GL1500 fork seals the other day but tonight only have limited internet so suggest you search youtube for GL1500 Fork seals.
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Re: Bloody fork seals
« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2018, 11:57:03 AM »
I started to watch an interesting youtube on replacing GL1500 fork seals the other day but tonight only have limited internet so suggest you search youtube for GL1500 Fork seals.

is this the one??

https://youtu.be/tloGOjZDtlU
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Re: Bloody fork seals
« Reply #6 on: October 25, 2018, 12:00:01 PM »
I started to watch an interesting youtube on replacing GL1500 fork seals the other day but tonight only have limited internet so suggest you search youtube for GL1500 Fork seals.

is this the one??

https://youtu.be/tloGOjZDtlU

What was that one supposed to be?
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Re: Bloody fork seals
« Reply #7 on: October 25, 2018, 12:56:58 PM »
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is this the one??

https://youtu.be/tloGOjZDtlU
Sorry can't afford one of those


 But this one might be the one Glen suggested https://youtu.be/4ssZXBHL8Z4
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Re: Bloody fork seals
« Reply #8 on: October 25, 2018, 06:58:02 PM »
ummm ..... thats NOT the you tube clip I got the link for!!!!!!! :CB--
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