chris at chrisburgess.com
Wed Oct 15 17:40:04 PDT 2008
The bushings could also be shot allowing the fork tube to move around in the
On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 4:47 PM, Ernest Montague <afm199 at earthlink.net>wrote:
> feel the fork tubes above the dust seal, first by hand and then thumbnail.
> You may find some scratches, dings, or sharp edges. Rub them out with some
> 200 or finer emory paper. That should do it, unless the tubes are scored
> On Oct 15, 2008, at 4:41 PM, Byron Morgan wrote:
> Cursory information, '99 SV Basically stock. about 30k miles...i think.
>> Just had both fork seals replaced mid august. Took 2 tries then, and now
>> they're leaking again. Mechanic (non-dealer, but reputed to be a good
>> says there's nothing else he can do, aka he doesn't want to fool with it
>> anymore. *shrug*
>> I need suggestions on what to do now. Budget is way tight on this,
>> I'd trade it for a new bike.
>> And it has to be reasonably easy. I've got mechanical skill, and limited
>> machine shop access.
>> Thanks all,
>> Ecru, Mississippi.
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