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I did it yesterday it's pretty easy. Take off the wheel and the caliper then the fender then take one fork tube out at a time and losen the top cap. Then I used a measuring cup that had cc's on the side so you know how much is in each fork. Which I had 200cc in each. So tip the fork almost upside down and start slowly pumping till its empty then slowly fill with whatever oil your going to use then once you get it filled put it back on and do the same steps to other fork.
 

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I did it yesterday it's pretty easy. Take off the wheel and the caliper then the fender then take one fork tube out at a time and losen the top cap. Then I used a measuring cup that had cc's on the side so you know how much is in each fork. Which I had 200cc in each. So tip the fork almost upside down and start slowly pumping till its empty then slowly fill with whatever oil your going to use then once you get it filled put it back on and do the same steps to other fork.
What weight oil did u use?
 

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I did it yesterday it's pretty easy. Take off the wheel and the caliper then the fender then take one fork tube out at a time and losen the top cap. Then I used a measuring cup that had cc's on the side so you know how much is in each fork. Which I had 200cc in each. So tip the fork almost upside down and start slowly pumping till its empty then slowly fill with whatever oil your going to use then once you get it filled put it back on and do the same steps to other fork.
you should make a write up sw33t info!!!
 

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anybody can do a list of what is recommended fork oil weight per rider weight

like say rider is 150-170lbs should use 10weight oil, 170-200 should use 15 weight etc etc.... or is it too much of a unknown still?
 

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By the way, do not fill the fork put in the same amount you take out. Also you need to pump the fork while filling to get the air out and it works better if you reinstall the cap. I did not remove the Allen screw or remove the cap completely, just unscrewed the cap and dumped out the oil.
 

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By the way, do not fill the fork put in the same amount you take out. Also you need to pump the fork while filling to get the air out and it works better if you reinstall the cap. I did not remove the Allen screw or remove the cap completely, just unscrewed the cap and dumped out the oil.
What oil weight did you end up going with? Notice much of a difference? My forks bottom so easily...
 

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What oil weight did you end up going with? Notice much of a difference? My forks bottom so easily...
Id like to know this too. I heard one guy say he used 75wt gear oil and it worked really well.
 

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I used some Belray 20wt I had from my SV650 it was in the garage already. I did not look much thicker, some companies use different scales for oil weight so its not a exact science if you use a different brand.
 

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Anyone want to share what weight fork oil they used? I have a set of race tech springs to install (250lb rider).

Anyone know what size pvc spacer I should install with those?
 

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Just did this today and figured I would help people out.

Cycle gear maxima 20wt oil is pretty thick on the list.

I would definitely do 30wt if you can find it but I had an opportunity of some down time to get it done and ran and grabbed the maxima brant 20wt fork oil. The forks are 100% better. Which is 10% of a big bike but atleast I do not bottom on hard braking so badly. I also setting down the front hard from a wheelie is 100% better feeling without the hard clunk. I ended up only adding about 125cc I think. I got 125cc out of each fork and put maybe 135cc in and pumped them with the cap loose a bit and buttoned them up. Works great. Hopefully <10cc's extra doesnt overfill them.
 
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