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Generally a seal is installed with the spring side facing pressure which would be downward in a Goldwing fork and the tiny diagram in the Honda manual would seem to support this.

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Hey Flounder,

Please check out the following link. It was a thread that I posted to with some good close up pictures of parts orientation for the GL1100 and shows the proper orientation of the seal. Not much difference with the GL1200.

https://www.goldwingfacts.com/forums/...-bushings.html

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Yes the seals have a top and bottom. They must be installed the right way up.
And yes you overfilled the fluid. Common mistake.

I have always installed seals by placing the name and numbers on the up side and it has always worked out for me.


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