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I just ordered a Hyperpro Street box for my Scrambler, and one of the things the U.S. Guy said about the Scrambler front end is that the fork seals have too much friction, and slow down the response. They recommend changing to SKF seals. I've never heard of fork seals contributing to suspension issues, any thoughts?
 

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First time I've heard this mentioned but it sounds perfectly logical. The standard suspension is bargain basement stuff, so I'm not shocked (heh) to find out the seals aren't great.
 

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Yep seal stiction can be an issue on any bike. Carefully spray or rub a little WD40 on the tubes just by the seals, and bounce it up and down and you should see the difference. A *********** (god my age!) WP technician gave me a pot of white fork grease once, specifically for this, and its brilliant.
 

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Im in the mountain bike industry and know a few tips but Im not sure if I would recommend them for motorcycles... With that said SKF seals are some of the best in the biz. Also my 2015 FT has a leaky fork seal... 1150 miles on it. What the heck?
 

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I just ordered a Hyperpro Street box for my Scrambler, and one of the things the U.S. Guy said about the Scrambler front end is that the fork seals have too much friction, and slow down the response. They recommend changing to SKF seals. I've never heard of fork seals contributing to suspension issues, any thoughts?
I just installed the hyperpro rear shock from the streetbox. the front forks i will adress when i have more time.
Static sag on the back is 20mm .Hyperpro recommends 12-17mm sag. How much sag you got on the bike ?
 

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I just installed the hyperpro rear shock from the streetbox. the front forks i will adress when i have more time.
Static sag on the back is 20mm .Hyperpro recommends 12-17mm sag. How much sag you got on the bike ?
I was able to adjust it to 15mm, in the middle of the recommended range.
 
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