First ride after fork rebuild: brake funkiness + fork oil question

1KPerDay 1kperday at
Thu Jul 3 11:15:28 PDT 2008

Interesting... I believe the manual specs checking the oil level with
springs in, forks fully compressed, which is what I did. I also pumped
the damper assy around for a while after adding oil to hopefully expel
any bubbles. Hmmmm....
did yours do the thunk every time under all conditions/speeds?

On 7/3/08, shampson <shampson at> wrote:
> Exactly the same as when I serviced mine and changed to progressive springs.
> When I rechecked I had'nt enough oil in. What I'm sure happened because I
> cant remember. Is that I must of taken the measurement with springs in
> because there was nowhere near enough oil in when I measured it properly
> with springs out.

Utah Jeff
'96 SheePz1100

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