Kawasaki Vulcan 750 Forum : Kawasaki VN750 Forums - Reply to Topic
Wheels, Suspension and Brakes
Everything to do with wheels, tires,
suspension, forks and brakes

Thread: Fork seal direction. What side is up? Reply to Thread
Title:
Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Kawasaki Vulcan 750 Forum : Kawasaki VN750 Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

Once registered, your User Name"cannot be changed". We can make exceptions within 7 days, but after that, it is set in stone.

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










  Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

  Topic Review (Newest First)
04-01-2009 07:48 PM
SLamo Thanks alot for the responses. I'll stick them in tonight.
04-01-2009 03:03 PM
niterider They go as skald said. The sealing lip goes down to hold the oil in.
04-01-2009 02:56 PM
skalding I had the same question this past weekend. I chose the smallgroove/writing side up, and the big groove down.

They sealed up fine. But then again I've only put 50 miles on the bike since I changed the seals.
04-01-2009 02:09 PM
SLamo
Fork seal direction. What side is up?

I started a thread about alignment but is started to change direction so I'm starting a new one. After finally getting the allen screw out of my fork tubes and stripping them down, I'm ready to install the new seals and they look different than the OEM. The new ones are BikeMaster. I've seen people ask this before but I haven't seen an answer. Which side is up. The new ones have a groove on each side instead if just one like the originals. The two sides are different so I know it makes a difference. Anyone know the answer on this?

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

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