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Identifying Aftermarket Showa Forks for new Seals

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I have an '04 YZ250F and the previous owner installed Showa forks on it. I need new seals, but don't know how to identify these forks in order to buy a new seal kit. I prefer to buy parts on-line because the cost is much lower than from local shops. Can someone tell me how to identify what forks these are so I can get the proper parts?

Now before you diverge on a lengthy discussion regarding the need for high performance and rider-tuned suspension, keep in mind that I am an old guy and generally need to change my shorts if the bike gets more than 5 feet off the ground. (Medical coverage is too high for high altitude excursions, and I'm generally just an all-around chicken-sH#$) :smirk:

Is there a model number or something stamped on these somewhere?

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Sometimes seals have a part number on them that a good parts guy or shop can cross reference or you can measure the I.D. and O.D. of the seal and thickness and guys can order them that way

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Pop one out and take it with you to a shop. Most likely they can compare it to a few others and find what you need.

Some White Power forks use the same seal as some Showas. If your local Yamaha dealer can't (or won't) help, try a KTM dealer as they usually stock WP seals

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