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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 12:32 pm 
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My 99 air shock has finally give up the ability to hold air for too long and I need to get a seal kit but everyone seems to do 2000 up rebuild kits. Has anyone got any info re obtaining the correct seals . Are the rings made from special material ie ; normal correctly sized rings probably won;t do the job will they


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 3:36 pm 
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I don't think you can get a pre-2000 seal kit anymore.

Any pics of the seals in question? They are just rubber O-rings, but certainly in the 2000+ seal kits they have specific shapes that aren't standard.


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 3:45 pm 
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So I'm assuming if they are just plain rubber o rings which they appear to be(not nitrile or viton) then I can just repalce them at me local engineering firm, which can match the sizes.


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 5:13 pm 
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I would think that you'd be OK with any O-ring that's the right size to seal and compatible with the Float fluid (essentially thick oil).


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