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#809683 05/20/2020 9:28 PM
by slofut
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Are the No-Leak fork seals a must have at $49? I have a new pair of regular seals left over from the T120, I got the $leak proof seals for that one and didn't use these. But I'm wondering should I just use these standard replacements? Are they prone to leak at best or something?
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by Adam M.
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Always used regular seals in my 70 A65 front end, changed them once during 10 years period.
Bought in regular bearings and seals store costed less than $20. CAD.
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by Stein Roger
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I find the Leak Proof seals too sticky but I’ve only used them in later, 71-on forks. The 70 stanchions are hard chromed (or so they claimed) and protected with gaiters so I’ve always used standard seals with those with no problems. Earlier, bare steel stanchions wear the seals faster so Leak Proofs May be better on them. Anyway I prefer less stiction over durability but so far the Ariete seals on my 72 provide a smooth ride and no leaks. One season only so far, too early to tell.

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