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  1. Jason Terry

    Jason Terry New Member

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    The fork seals on my ZL 900 have been leaking for several months now. Now i have noticed at slower speeds
    my front end has a slight bounce. I thought i had a flat spot in my front tire so i purchased a new one. The bounce is still there, could this be because of low fork seal oil?
     
  2. markus56

    markus56 ZL-OA Co-owner Staff Member Administrator Super Moderator Supporting Member

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    What are you waiting on......rebuild those forks! You won't get many jobs on these bikes easier than rebuilding forks.
     
  3. 87kawzl

    87kawzl Supporting Member

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    Could be a tire balance issue, rim out of round, wheel bearings or warped rotors if it's a constant bounce.

    low fork oil will make the forks more springy since the oil dampens the movement. It will allow the suspension to bounce a couple of times instead of compressing and going to it's normal position if you hit a hole or bump.
     
  4. R. J.

    R. J. Supporting Member

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    :hello: I 2nd on the fork rebuild. While the front wheel is off check the wheel bearings for wear.
     
  5. bobst2

    bobst2 Senior Member

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    there leaking anyway need repair will contaminate your brakes and and yes will give a strange feel.
    if you go to my pictures will show you a way to rig up a ladder to support the bike. BUT BE VERY CAREFUL
     
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