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  1. #1
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    suspension tools. dust wipers and du bushing tools

    what do you guys use for installing oil seals and dust wipers? i have been using sockets and old seals but looking to get some better stuff. this one from real world cycling looks good RWC Seal and Wiper Press Tool, 32mm. any input on DU bushing tools? i have used the rockshox one but did not like it

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    i'm sure you've found an answer by now, but i recently picked up mtnbiker4life's DU bushing tool and it works great. he also makes a set of seal/wiper tools for pretty much every size fork out there.

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    Buy the Wheels Manufacturing press tools for DU bushings and a 1/2 ton arbor from Harbor Freight. I've used these for a few hundred shocks in the past year without a single problem.

    The RWC tools work well as do the RockShox wiper tools. I used them every day.

    TrailWerks Cyclery
    TrailWerks Suspension Service

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    When I installed mine, I had some old PVC pipe laying around that did the trick. It doesn't take a lot of force to install the seals and if you do need some force, use a mallet and tap them in. Free tools are always good.
    I am the world champion of bad luck, but I tell you what, I'm undefeated!

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