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Front fork seals
« on: October 04, 2015, 01:04:49 pm »
Dealer discovered while mounting new tires that my left front fork seal was leaking. I was just bragging about not having one single issue with my new trophy after the first 8000 miles. Oh well under warranty and they did both sides as long as they had it apart. Leaving tommorrow for The Great Smokey Mountains love this bike
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Re: Front fork seals
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2015, 01:29:32 pm »
Hope you are bringing rain gear.  Have you been following the weather lately? 

What route do you take to get from Michigan to the Smokeys?  A lot of good roads in PA, WV, TN, VA.  We have been in the 50s with rain for several days in Middle TN.  SC, into NC is getting saturated and it is heading west.

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Re: Front fork seals
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2015, 02:44:41 pm »
"I was just bragging about not having one single issue "  That'll teach you........... :138:

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Re: Front fork seals
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2015, 03:31:15 pm »
You are lucky your dealer consider fork seals warranty items.  Quite often they are regarded as wear and tear.

Fork seal life depends on how and under what conditions you ride, and how often you clean the male sliders.  I wipe mine after every coupe 3 rides, especially if I've ridden in the wet or very dusty places.
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Re: Front fork seals
« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2015, 08:03:15 am »
Has anyone here changed out the fork seals themselves? Because I'm thinking about giving it a try and was just wondering if there is any trick I need to know because of the electronics.
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Re: Front fork seals
« Reply #5 on: October 07, 2015, 01:20:20 am »
Due to all the rain I changed my plans and went to Arkasas. Riding through to Ozarks is awesome did 260 miles through the hills and curves. Lots of scenic turnouts and its a beautiful ride
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Re: Front fork seals
« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2015, 12:41:38 pm »
The Dealer had to call Triumph to get the warranty work approved and it was no problem. The dealer doesn't decide what is covered by warranty ultimately the big guy does
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Re: Front fork seals
« Reply #7 on: October 18, 2015, 09:45:57 pm »
*Originally Posted by azccj [+]
Has anyone here changed out the fork seals themselves? Because I'm thinking about giving it a try and was just wondering if there is any trick I need to know because of the electronics.


Lets go back on topic:
Is there anyone who did this??
I am very interested.
Thanks,
Hans