Double up the fork oil seal - Harley Davidson Forums



Frame/Suspension/Front End/Brakes Discussions for your ride comfort and braking power.
Sponsored by:
Sponsored by:

Double up the fork oil seal

Reply
 
 
 
P
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 02-16-2017, 11:08 PM
Trex's Avatar
Trex Trex is offline
Road Captain
Thread Starter
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Hawaii
Posts: 737
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Double up the fork oil seal

Wondering if anyone has ever used two stacked oil seals in the forks, and if they have did it work or was it a waste.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 02-17-2017, 07:45 AM
FastHarley's Avatar
FastHarley FastHarley is offline
Sponsor
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Davie, FL
Posts: 4,928
Thanked 95 Times in 71 Posts
Default no

You would need to machine out an extra length pocket to move the slide bushing, spacer seal, and the double thickness of 2 fork seals. Putting in 2 slide bushings would be worthwhile, 2 oil seals are not. Either they leak or not.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 02-17-2017, 10:19 AM
Trex's Avatar
Trex Trex is offline
Road Captain
Thread Starter
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Hawaii
Posts: 737
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Thanks, mine is leaking because I put it in upside down, will change it today
Reply With Quote
 
 
 
P
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fork seals on a 2013 FatBob? toku58 Dyna Glide Models 7 06-08-2015 08:17 PM
More Fork Oil for More Dampening??? jimbo285 Evo Classic Models 9 05-07-2014 11:09 AM
Fork assembly questions. flhxmc Touring Models 20 01-22-2013 10:32 AM
Fork Seals Change - 08 Street Bob vladt Dyna Glide Models 7 05-25-2010 04:22 AM
bleeding forks gladiator Frame/Suspension/Front End/Brakes 7 07-30-2008 12:31 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not 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 Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:56 AM.


 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
What's your question?
Send