Front sprocket replacement tips? Now fork oil amount

Art Lischer alisch80 at
Fri Jun 1 14:45:30 PDT 2007

 >>What's the proper amount of fork oil

467ml if completely dry
 397ml when just changing oil

oil level is 119mm +/- 2mm fully compressed , without fork spring, from 
top of inner tube.

Art In DM

1KPerDay wrote:
> Thanks for all the tips. One more question... it's righty-tighty,
> lefty-loosey, right?
> And one more question while we're on the subject of
> much-procrastinated maintenance: What's the proper amount of fork oil
> to pour in assuming I leave the forks in the trees and just drain them
> from the bottom, pour in some ATF and pump the damper around a bit to
> flush out the gunk, and drain again? Stock everything.
> Or do I have to measure the level from the top with the forks compressed?
> On 6/1/07, John Soliday <johnsoliday at> wrote:
>> Hand impact wrenches that you use with a hammer have worked for me 
>> before I
>> got air tools.

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