Is it ok to just replace fork dust seals? - Yamaha FZ6 Forums - FZ6 Motorcycle Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old 09-04-2018, 01:48 PM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2018
Posts: 1
Question Is it ok to just replace fork dust seals?

Hi,

Picked up my first bike (FZ6 S2 2007) a couple of weeks ago. I notice that there is a bit of rust just under the rubber dust seals at the tops of the lower fork pipes - it's pushing the dust seals up a little and one has very slightly split.

The forks themselves seem fine otherwise and there is no oil leakage.

Would it be ok to simply remove the forks, switch out the dust seals, and maybe sand off / chemically treat the rust without further dismantling the forks? If it's going to need a full strip and re-oil I'd like to know before I start (so I can watch some tutorial videos and get a seal pusher!).

Thanks for you help folks,

Hat.

Last edited by Lee Colclough; 09-04-2018 at 01:48 PM. Reason: misspelling.
Lee Colclough is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Yamaha FZ6 Forums - FZ6 Motorcycle Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome