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scratch in my forklegs

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Recently i was jumping and i cased a double really hard and smashed my head into the bars. I took a look at my forklegs and noticed that there was this black scratch down the whole left side of my left forkleg. about 2-3 milimeters wide. There isnt any fork oil leaking and my forks seem to be working fine so far.

any ideas of what could have happened?

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Are you sure that the oil hasnt already leaked out? Cause there is no way that oil can stay in the forks if there is a scratch on the fork leg when they go through the stroke. I dont know maybe im wrong. But you sould get them checked out by someone that really knows their sh$t. Maybe rocks got it.

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I assume you're referring to the slider?

I've seen a lot of 'em scored without leaking. If it bugs you, you can try to polish it out with fine sandpaper

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Scotch brite pad, rub it out by hand, I have had a few big gouges in various bikes I have owned that I used the scotch brite on without a problem.... They also teach that method at MMI. Class 2 Wheels and suspension :thumbsup:

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