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Interested how long it should take - having been encouraged to take the forks off which i have done without any drama - the dealer is going to do the seals

anyone know the torques for the clamping bolts and the top nut please ?
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Re: How long should my dealer take to replace two fork seals and torques ?
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2019, 06:00:35 PM »
Clamp bolts 25Nm. Top nut 30Nm. I'd say a dealer could probably do both forks in an hour at most

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Re: How long should my dealer take to replace two fork seals and torques ?
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2019, 06:02:45 PM »
*Originally Posted by ijinak [+]
Clamp bolts 25Nm. Top nut 30Nm. I'd say a dealer could probably do both forks in an hour at most
Plus axle pinch bolts are 22.5 Nm.
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If you can take the forks off, you can change the seals. It's very easy.

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Thanks for the advice chaps - as usual quick and to the point - the seals to me are bit like plumbing anytime i touch a pipe with water it leaks and that generally is a lack of tools  - getting them off was just spanners and no guesswork - had the right tools so didnt screw anything up  :745: 
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Disassembly, seal replacement, reassembly, check out, fill, cap, etc.  took me one evening / approx 3 hours per fork for about 6 hours overall.  This included use of the Triumph fork seal remove/replace tools. 

DO NOT use this as a standard, as I am in no way a professional moto technician, nor a technician or mechanic of any sort. 

But I am curious as to how many hours Triumph allows for the job.  Let us know, please. 
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Ok i have space and i put her on my ramp  - disassembly took me 40 mins ( i spent a more getting wooden blocks under the engine and strapping the back end down)  - i am hoping they will take no more than 1 hour to 1.5 hours to do the seals - i loosened the top cap for them while it was clamped - will keep you informed- she's a 2012 so no fancy stuff  :001:
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Update - Dealer charge 1.5 hours to change the seals - he changed the sliders as they were worn - he gave them back to me so i could see why , i think this was fair - just putting the forks back on today - just the fiddly bits today to do on the brakes 
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OK - Thank you.  (Another reminder, to me, of why I earn a living behind a desk.) 
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