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How hard is it to rebuild the Stryker's fork? I have rebuild a Honda fork before and if I remember correctly I had a harder time removing the rear tire of the Stryker than rebuilding the fork of the Honda.
 

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I think having my bike constantly on a wheel choke is the reason why my fork seal break. I have this dolly that I made that uses Harbor Freight Wheel Choke to keep the bike upright. The thing is everytime I'm going to ride the bike I have to pull it out from the wheel choke using the handlebar therefor hyper extending the fork. Since the fork is design for handling downward force rather than upward that might have been the reason the seal broke.
 

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Me I just made my own Seal Mate using an old distilled water container using a picture of SealMate as template. Hopefully it would work if not there is no choice but to replace the Oil
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I could be wrong but it is almost imposible for you to end up with a scallop tire on a motorcycle specially the front, you can feel the bike is handling different way before your tire show sign for it.

I've ridden a bike with a blown seal and also with a broken front spring. I'm both instant the bike significantly pulls to the direction of the problem fork. Now I don't know if a small amount of oil difference would do this but if it does, would we be noticing the bike is handling differently even before you see the actual leak?
Most of the cases of fork oil leak was notice by seing the oil not by feeling something's wrong with the bike handling.
 

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It is actually very common for front tires to wear uneven.
True also for the back tire. Most common cause though, is the road built. The big majority are slanted to the right, is rare when you find inverted crowns. So the tires wear more on the left side.
I agree uneven tires on a motorcycle is almost a certainty I have never replace a worn out tire on a motorcycle that is evenly wear almost always the left side is worn out more than the right, but scallop tires I haven't seen one. Scallop tire are cause by bad suspension and or unbalance tire both of which are easily detectable by the rider specially on a motorcycle well before it show up in the tires.

I have never done a stryker fork but the quick and dirty is remove forks open the top (loosen this while still on the bike it will be much easier) and dump out oil (spring and spacer is going to fall out) pump the fork a few times to get the rest of the oil out. refill part way and pump the forks to get the oil moving around, fill the rest of the way to spec and put everything back together. When removing the top cap keep downward pressure on it or it might go flying as there will likely be some spring pressure there.
I too have done a few fork rebuild from my own and friends bike and know that on most cases it's as easy as changing your brake pads only longer and more messy. The reason I ask is that a few people in the beginning of this thread says they let a shop do it. So I was thinking that maybe a Strykers fork is different and needs special skills to do.

And by the way if a shop ask you $200.00 + parts to rebuild a fork, know that the whole fork assembly brand new one just cost $305.00. So it is so much wiser to get a brand new fork than to rebuild an old one and pay the shop for it.
 
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