fork oil level / replacing- reasonable quantity of oil to use?

Ernest Montague afm199 at earthlink.net
Sat Feb 21 18:16:34 PST 2009


135 mm with spring in and fork collapsed.

work the forks up and down to get the bubbles out and oil into the 
damper


On Feb 21, 2009, at 5:52 PM, Aaron Turner 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?
>
>
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