If your seal is gone likely the upper and lower bushings need to be replaced as well. At least the lower. I'll post a pic of mine but over half of the copper was gone. I'm also replacing all the o-rings. Taking the fork out is really not bad at all.
'04 Nicky Hayden
Flapper/PAIR Mod-Ladybird Full Ti Moto-GP -w- Long Cans-Proton Flushmount LEDs
HotBodies Undertail-Tyga CF Hugger-HEL Lines
Custom plate mount w integrated LED brake light
15/41 gearing-PCIII USB-Speedohealer-Carbone Lorraine Pads
Spencer Seat mod-Ceramic dual coat headers
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