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Recently did a fork rebuild and went with pivot works complete kit, three rides in and seals are leaking already. I've never had a set go out that fast. Should I go with another brand of seal? OEM?

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I had the same problem with that type. I went with SKF seals on my cr250r forks a little more then OEM, and there's a lot to say about OEM most will say use only OEM, before I put the knew seals in I cleaned and polished the tubes making sure there were no scratches a lot of work. they have about 35hrs of riding no problems.  also went with SKF scrapers to help keep the seals clean. 

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Lesson learned for sure, I've had good luck with after market bearing kits but going OEM on seals for now on I believe.

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SKF seals are arguably the best, OEM are always good and despite some people not liking them, the Moose/MSR/All Balls seal kits are generally pretty good. I've always had good luck with them.

 

But the Pivot Works? Every single set I have ever tried in a customers bike (and my own) failed very quickly. I like their bushings and bearing kits but was extremely disappointed with the seals.

 

So if a customer asks me to order them, I refuse to do so. And if I did or they brought them to me already purchased, I make clear that there is absolutely no warranty on them

 

Side note on SKF's; Keep em lubed with a little grease. Smoothest seals going when lubed, incredibly sticky when dry.

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I've heard people say that about MSR/MOOSE but all I can say is that I have had pretty good luck with them. I mostly use Honda OE seals and SKF seals but still use Moose for the ones the others don't have application s for.

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