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Is replacing the O ring in an air fork a hard job?

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Old 01-01-05, 09:44 AM
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Is replacing the O ring in an air fork a hard job?

Well ive figured that my SID needs a new O ring seal for hte negative side. Is installing this a difficult task?
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Old 01-01-05, 11:37 AM
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DIfficulty is one thing Sid servicing is not. That said, I would think twice about doing it without experience nearby. While not a hard operation it can go south easily.
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Im thinking about having a shop do it. I dont want to screw up the fork in any way. Plus apparently i need a SID base plate tool or something
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Unless you know what you're doing, deffinetly have the shop do it. Those kinds of procedures can really screw up a fork. If you really want to tinker with it, go to the RockShox website and print out a manual. Also, asking the shop if it is hard is a good idea.
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If my fork is leaking air on the negative side does that mean the O rings need to be replaced? I looked at the service guide on the sram website and its the only thing i can think of to solve the issue
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Probbably, but the seals come in kits either way. Its like changing ones engine oil, new seals are better.
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So is the SID dual air 0 ring service kit what i need then? Nobodies responded to any question i have about this and the shop is taking their time to get back to me so thankyou for responding. I dont want to buy anything before i get at least some other opinion
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Glad to help. It may be simply called the Sid Dual air seal kit.
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Okay well is this this:
http://aebike.com/site/page.cfm?Affi...=30&SKU=FK4752
Its the negative air side that is leaking so that seems to throw many folks off.
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Alfred's a good place. Lot cheaper than expected.
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So that is what im looking for though right?
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It would seem. I would definitely have a shop confirm it beforehand.
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