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Here's my method (from another post on another board): Pop the dust seal. Move it up a lubed fork tube out of the way. Apply duct tape around the fork tube level with the lower slider (ie leave about 1/2 inch exposed) to protect it from the tool you will be using. Take lubed .004 feeler gauge and insert it between the seal and the tube until the gauge strikes the back up ring. Work it slowly around the entire 360º of tube to clear any dust or debris that might be in there. Pull the feeler gauge. Pull the tape. Wipe clean of all oil the hard chrome fork tube including the "valley" in which the dust seal had resided in the the lower fork slider. Return the dust seal to its moorings.

I did this Saturday and rode 300 miles on Sunday. No fork oil was evident on the tube when normally I would have very much "weeped" oil and dirt there. Nothing at all. Perfectly clean.

Argument against this "fixing" the problem: There was residual oil between the dust seal and the oil seal from the time prior to me disabling the anti-dive. Not likely, I disabled the antidive five thousand miles ago and my seal began weeping long after that with much oil being lost from that "sealed" area.

If this has been posted before here, I did not find it in a search.
 

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Gotta wonder about the chance of scratching the fork tube and making things worse. Glad it worked.

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