Fork oil height for 2001 sv650

Patrick Mullen pmullen.lists at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 23:08:08 PDT 2014


In reality, it doesn't matter how you measure it, as long add you're
consistent.

Patrick
On Apr 24, 2014 12:45 AM, "Jo Rhett" <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com> wrote:

> When I had that setup I found that I had to change back and forth between
> 10wt, 15wt, and 20wt depending on the weather and the ride.
>
> I may be wrong, but I believe that measurement is fully extended not
> compressed. Given how often I was changing oil we learned to do it without
> pulling the forks, and we were using the same measurement.
>
> On Apr 23, 2014, at 5:14 PM, Patrick Mullen <pmullen.lists at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > With race tech cartridge emulators and springs.
> >
> > I can't find my shop manual for this bike, and along with it my notes.
> What
> > is the proper fork oil height (distance from top of fork oil to top of
> fork
> > tube with springs and emulators removed and forks fully compressed)?
> >
> > 15W oil, right? Or is it 20W?
> >
> > This is for a street bike that I like to take on spirited rides but the
> > wife rides more sedately.
> >
> > Race list included because these forks went direct from the track to the
> > street, so that setting isn't far off.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Patrick
>
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