Its cheap and flimsy but it works. I used this on my forks and it immediately stops the fork seals from leaking. After a few rides the fork seals started to leak again but just barely. I eventually just rebuilt my forks. I wonder if I would have gotten to the seal earlier if I would completely be able to save it. I keep this around just in case they start leaking again. If I can take care of the leak a lot sooner and hopefully save myself having to tear my forks apart. It's worth a shot for sure.
thought I had to replace seals were leaking bad so bought tools to do that but ordered seal mate just to try because it is cheap gamble. ran it around both legs and no more leaks. amazing. guess I have tools to replace seal if I ever need too.
Simple and easy to use. This little device saved me from changing out my seals. I was leaking oil from my forks, ran this little thing per the instructions and it solved my problem. Put 4 hours on the bike afterwards and still no leaks. Thanks Seal Mate!!!
Well I have now bought three of these and some how lost every single one which stinks. But I keep going back to buy them. The product is simple enough, and might save or at least prolong the life of a seal. Absolutely worth the money.
Works as described. I developed seal leaks with only 8 hours on my seals. I knew they weren't bad, so I tried the Seal Mate on them and it did indeed pull some grit out and stopped my leaks. Buy more than one, they are delicate enough to make them easy to damage, but DO WORK.
If you own a dirt bike or 2 or 3 etc. you need to get this. It will save you so much money. If I'm in the middle of the season and I notice a leak in my fork, I run for this tool. 9/10 it will fix it. I recommend this product to everyone, I've been using these for years. buy 2, they're not expensive and will save you thousands. take one with you and leave one at home.
I used to be the guy that did my fork seals the second i seen any oil rings on tubes. I don't anymore, since i start using the seal mate. Pull it out an use it everytime i wash the bike. Saves money that can be used one other things.
What a cool tool. So small and easy to carry anywhere. It takes about 20 seconds to learn how to use it. I thought I blew a fork seal on my Yz250fx but this fixed it. I had to take the fork guards off and one of the Allen screws is a pain in the butt but the seal mate works easy.
It works. We should all have one of these and use them regularly. It's just a thin sheet of plastic, which probably costs about $.04 to make; but I use it all the time and with the amount of dirt it pulls, it's gotta be keeping the fork oil cleaner. I haven't had any leaks since using it.
I was quoted $400 by my local shop to repair my leaky right fork seal. I found the YouTube video for seal mate and thought it was worth a try. I do not work on my bike because I don’t know how. I figure $6.79 was worth a try. It took about 15 minutes for me to get this done and no more leak. I haven’t tested it in a ride yet but ripped my bike up and down the road and there is no trace of oil residue.
The seal mate has saved me several times when my fork seals were leaking. I used it as described, the dirt or sand was removed because the fork seals are not leaking anymore. I wish it were a little sturdier and easier to grip as you move it around your fork tubes.
Bought this to try and clean out my fork seals before rebuilding the forks. Ended up working great and getting the piece of sand that was stuck in the seal. WILL NOT FIX A DAMAGED SEAL. will fix a small seal. Works good.
Works great for cleaning seals on your forks. It is just a thin piece of plastic that could be easily replicated. 4 stars because I thought it was going to be a bit heavier duty. But it still works well.
Significantly slowed a pretty serious seal leak for almost no money. My bike was only 6 months old when one of my fork seals started leaking. This tool drastically reduced that leak to the point that you have to look very closely to see it whereas before it was leaving a puddle in my truck when hauling to the trails.
I've had this for a while and just had an opportunity to use it after the first day of a two day ride.
Front right fork was leaking a constant drip. Cleaned dust seal and pulled it down, cleaned in front of the oil seal, then following the instructions, slipped the hook up under the seal, held the tool vertically against the fork tube, then ran it around just over 360 degrees.
A bunch more oil came out with this jammed in the seal, but once it was pulled out we were able to finish the second day of the ride without another leak.