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Old 06-18-2014, 12:52 PM   #1
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Fork seal assistance near Mena Arkansas?

I'm from Portland Oregon and currently in Mena for the next few days. My left fork seal is leaking on my wr250x. I have new seals but I don't have all the tools necessary to complete the work.

If you live near Mena or somewhere close to the TAT heading west and can offer assistance I'd greatly appreciate it.
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Old 06-18-2014, 02:22 PM   #2
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I'm not that close, but can offer help if you have no other takers...? I'm about 3hrs west of there, but south of the TAT.

Hopefully this bump will help someone closer help you faster.
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Old 06-18-2014, 02:36 PM   #3
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Thanks Hack. Hopefully I can get it taken care of before hitting the road again.
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Old 06-18-2014, 02:39 PM   #4
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Thanks Hack. Hopefully I can get it taken care of before hitting the road again.
There's a 'Hog' shop in town there. Have you had any luck with them?
http://hogcountrycycles.com/

623 Sherwood Ave, Ste. A
Mena, Arkansas 71953

Phone: 479-437-3034
Fax: 479-437-3064

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Tues - Sat 9am - 5pm
Sun closed


There's also a Yamaha shop, but I've not had experience with either of them. http://www.timsyamaha.com/

Tim's Yamaha
1411 Highway 71 S. Mena AR 71953
Phone: 479.394.4539 Fax: 479.394.3919
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Old 06-18-2014, 03:29 PM   #5
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I haven't called any shops. I'm trying to avoid paying someone else for work I can do myself. I've changed out fork seals on a couple of my other bikes. I just don't have all of the tools with me to do it on the road.
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Old 06-18-2014, 04:50 PM   #6
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You've already cleaned/filmed them I presume, and still leaking?
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Old 06-18-2014, 04:53 PM   #7
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You've already cleaned/filmed them I presume, and still leaking?
Yes and yes
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Old 06-18-2014, 09:19 PM   #8
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Pm me if you still need help I have shop space in Pryor, OK and can help you get fixed up. Just need to find the fork oil wt you want to use, I've got some unknown number on hand IIRC. I'm just a couple miles off the TAT, got an RV in said shop with shower too if you want to layover for a day. Need to get here tomorrow afternoon or sometime Friday as I'm going riding this weekend.
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Old 06-19-2014, 05:57 PM   #9
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Have you tried cleaning your fork seals? There is a how to in the garage.. Basically a tiny plastic film with a hook on the end...

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Old 06-19-2014, 05:57 PM   #10
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Shit, just saw the other posts.. lol
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Old 06-19-2014, 06:19 PM   #11
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Old 06-19-2014, 06:33 PM   #12
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Update?
Planning on going to Throttlemeisters Sunday afternoon/evening. Just waiting on him to give me a time and address.

Thanks for the check in DrLewall

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Old 06-19-2014, 10:00 PM   #13
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I'm less than an hour away from Mena. I pm'd you if you want to contact me to see if I may be of assistance.
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