Fork Seal Removal

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doin
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Fork Seal Removal

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Post by doin » Tue Mar 13, 2012 4:14 am

Hydra-glide fork seal removal - all I have found is 'pry them out' but that is easier said than done.

Is there a trick to prying out the seal without damaging the slider?

What tool works best for this?

Thanks,

Doug



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Re: Fork Seal Removal

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Post by 1950Panhead » Tue Mar 13, 2012 1:37 pm

Pry them out with the largest screwdriver you have.
Put a rag between driver and slider.
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Re: Fork Seal Removal

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Post by RUBONE » Tue Mar 13, 2012 2:15 pm

A slide hammer with a hook attachment works best, no need to pry on the leg that way.
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Re: Fork Seal Removal

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Post by Bigincher » Tue Mar 13, 2012 3:32 pm

This one works well, too. You can find it at any auto parts store.
(Ditto on protecting the edge of the fork slider.)
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