fork oil level / replacing- reasonable quantity of oil to use?
chris at chrisburgess.com
Sat Feb 21 18:04:51 PST 2009
Nobody I know measures fork oil by quanity, only by height. I used 115mm
with my race bike. I don't remember what the factory spec is.
On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 5:52 PM, Aaron Turner <synfinatic at gmail.com> wrote:
> Per my previous thread, I'm replacing the fork oil. Poured the old
> oil in a graduated cylinder and got about 300ml (minus a little
> clinging to the parts) out each leg. Shop manual says fork oil
> capacity is 491ml, so either these forks leak a lot, previous owner
> put a lot less oil in or capacity != amount to put in? Basically is
> 300ml reasonable for forks with emulators? Or should I hack together
> a fork oil level and use the shop manual spec?
> Aaron Turner
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