fork seal replacement

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  1. Kneescrubber

    Kneescrubber New Member

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    I'll be changing the fork seals on my '99 in the next couple of weeks. The right side weeps a little. I have Racetech Gold Valves on them. Is there anything different with those installed as opposed to not having them?
     
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    Have you tried a seal sweep before you take everything apart?
     
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    It's been at least 4 years since the last oil change. I'm thinking it's time for a complete flush and clean.
     
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    The presence of the Gold Valves makes no difference; they will be hiding inside the cartridge which you are unlikely to open up. Even then, the GVs just replace stock parts but have the same configuration.
     
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    Thanks Terry.
     
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