Fork seals

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    Has anyone done their m109r fork seals before ??
    If so ...
    How much is the kit to do both sets ?
    And is it fairly easy ?
    Or if a mechanic did it what was the price ?


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    The first question is:
    Are you wanting to do a drop bike off and collect later?
    Or...
    Remove the forks yourself and drop them into a shop to get done.
    I think @Disco Turtle had his done recently - he may be able to offer some idea.

    For me, I take mine out and drop them into a shop. They have all the correct tools and shite to do it properly.
    If you can, you can drop them out at night after work, drop them in the next morning and collect the same afternoon if you book it in before hand.
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    Not a bad idea , that would save some cash too
    You don’t know what kind of $$$ it is to get them done if you take them off your self ?

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    Rough cost to take in bike into shop to have seals done $220.
    Rough cost to take in forks into shop to have seals done $160
    Rough cost to take in forks into shop to have seals done and supply fork oil and seals $100


    These are just rough prices, I’d call the bike shop your considering taking to and asking for a cost.
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    Thanks for that was quoted about 400 plus at Springwood today


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    I had mine done recently. Took the bike in, supplied them with new springs that I had purchased elsewhere, and said Go. Called me later that day and said the rear brakes needed doing. I said no problem. Just do them. Picked the bike up that same afternoon all done. Total price was $396.

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    For $396 done, why would you not
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    Where did you get it done ? I’m in qld
    Also were they stock springs you replaced them with ??


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    I'm in Geelong, Victoria.
    I replaced them with these. Heavier rated progressive springs. Rated 70 to 140kg from memory. The stocks are I believe 55kg springs.
    Many say it's a must do upgrade. I can't really say I notice much, if any difference, but I'm not anywhere near a professional rider.[​IMG]

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