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Fork seal seating how far?

Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:20 am
by sportsfreaked
How far do you seat the seal on the forks? Do you seat it just far enough to clear the c-clip or do you seat it till it bottoms out? Thanks Ed

Re: Fork seal seating how far?

Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015 1:09 pm
by WingAdmin
sportsfreaked wrote:How far do you seat the seal on the forks? Do you seat it just far enough to clear the c-clip or do you seat it till it bottoms out? Thanks Ed
Until it bottoms out.

Re: Fork seal seating how far?

Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015 1:58 pm
by sportsfreaked
I think I may have messed up. Is the slider bushing suppose to go over the fork tube bushing? Thanks

Re: Fork seal seating how far?

Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 9:23 am
by WingAdmin
sportsfreaked wrote:I think I may have messed up. Is the slider bushing suppose to go over the fork tube bushing? Thanks
No, they should go next to one another. No bushing should be on top of another.

Here's the order they go:

Bushing order
Bushing order


Re: Fork seal seating how far?

Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 10:03 am
by sportsfreaked
Sorry I forgot to post that I figure :o d it out. I'm just and idiot :? . I got it all back together. I was not putting the piston in correctly. Thanks again for all the replies. By the time I am done with this bike I will be a gl1100 expert :lol: