Fork Seals


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Fork Seals

Post by portugeezer » Mon Nov 04, 2013 5:08 pm



So as most of you know my bike was in a fire. My fork seals leaked after this and the tubes had a film on them that made then no longer smooth. I replaced the forks with a pair from a 1977. My bike is a 1976. I'm finding conflicting info on fork seals for the new forks. Some sites say 1975-1979 are the same others say 1977-1978 are alone. What is correct?



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Re: Fork Seals

Post by WingAdmin » Mon Nov 04, 2013 11:00 pm

portugeezer wrote:So as most of you know my bike was in a fire. My fork seals leaked after this and the tubes had a film on them that made then no longer smooth. I replaced the forks with a pair from a 1977. My bike is a 1976. I'm finding conflicting info on fork seals for the new forks. Some sites say 1975-1979 are the same others say 1977-1978 are alone. What is correct?
Go to the OEM parts section on Cyclemax's web site, and have a look at the part numbers for each year. If it's the same part number, then you know it's the same part.

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