Tech Talks Presented by Park Tool is a monthly video series hosted by Park Tool's own wrench whisperer, Calvin Jones. The series covers the A to Zs of some of the most prevalent repair jobs, with the ninth episode tackling fork wiper seal replacement.
Suspension forks are expensive, so keeping them running smoothly is important. Not only will your fork perform better if you give it some love, but it'll also perform better for longer. Below, Calvin goes through the basic steps of fork wiper seal replacement, a job that can seem intimidating but is actually far easier than it sounds.
Tech Talks - Wiper Seal Replacement
Need more Calvin in your life? Episode #1 - Tubeless tire installation and conversion Episode #2 - Saving that bent disc rotorEpisode #3 - Derailleur hanger alignmentEpisode #4 - Shimano and Crankbrothers pedal serviceEpisode #5 - Trailside wheel repairEpisode #6 - Trailside chain repair Episode #7 - Derailleur limits and cable tensionEpisode #8 - Derailleur setup
Stay tuned for more mechanical how-to videos with Calvin returning on the last Thursday of every month to show you the easiest way to get the job done. Want to know more? Park Tool's how-to section
has you and your bike covered. www.parktool.com
And with dual air forks you should always inflate the positive chamber first or you can encounter all kinds of problems with the fork not working as it should.
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Step:2 Remove the foam rings from the packaging and throw them away
Step:3 Fill the void with Slick Honey
Step:4 Remove the Rock Shox and throw it away
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