Create an account or sign in to comment. In my case, Race Tech recommended 15W Spectro Fork Oil. Submitted by dan_field on Tue, 15/12/2020. Welcome! If you don't get an error message, then check your email account for an activation message. To measure this distance, the best thing you can do is to use a syringe with flexible tubing. Hyper Wiper is a nurturing lubricating oil for the suspension fork. filling road holder forklegs with oil I remove both top nuts and the wheel, allow the legs to extend as far as they can. } They don’t rust if you have alloy ones! After draining the forks, fill the tool’s reservoir with pre-measured fork fluid, insert the tapered fitting into the drain hole and create a vacuum using a standard Mityvac hand pump (not included). and for good reason. Fork Oil Grades: Fork oils are graded depending upon their viscosity and load carrying capacity. Unlike some powersports equipment manufacturers, Japanese bike manufacturers are very specific when it comes to servicing / inspection procedures, adjustments, settings, etc. Make sure you put the right amount of oil in each fork too. To be honest the rod should be inspected anyway as it’s prone to rust which then wears the damping cap and so reduces the rebound damping. I’ve never had any problem tensioning the spring, I’ve had to use one of those magnets on a stick to pull up the rod on a couple of occasions. Then read the forum FAQ for details on how to reset it. of vacuum pressure, rotate the valve and instantly the vacuum will draw the pre-measured amount of … Step 10: After filling, pump the inner tube slowly up and down (about 150mm) to distribute the fork oil once more. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Jun 25, 2015 #1. Joined: Aug 10, 2012 Messages: 131 Likes Received: 6 Type of Motorcycle Currently Riding: 2014 Victory Cross Country. Jun 29, 2015 #16. Different manufacturers use different grade oils for the very reason as the load varies. My solution was a pair of modified top nuts with tubes welded to them. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. It’s also always a good idea to check the damper rods when doing a rebuild/service they are prone to rusting and consequently wearing the damper caps. Joined: Feb 11, 2015 Oddometer: 1,360 Location: Hellas. Oil level from top surface w/o cap nut is 3.15" to 5.51". Sale 20% Off! } for (var i = 0; i < felements.length; i++) { This was done because of spammers taking advantage of the process when it was done automatically. var sel = document.getElementById('edit-taxonomy-forums'); Timing chain tensioners. If purchased ideal price. Submitted by john_holmes on Tue, 15/12/2020. Fork oil filling 77 KZ1000. Simple's really !! GORE Member. Pulling out … 1 L Can, 60L Drum. This last instruction won't speed up the process but it will put you in touch with your parenting instinct. Submitted by andrew_sharp on Thu, 10/12/2020. If you get a message stating that the email address is already in use, then your account still exists so follow the instructions in the forum FAQ for resetting your password. I was believing that Bel-ray High Performance Fork Oil 20w is an excellent product. SR Suntour XCR Air LOR Suspension Fork Service. Discussion Starter • #1 • 10 mo ago. For example a Pulsar could use a less viscous oil while the Hayabusa will need a highly viscous oil to balance that load of the heavy front fairing and engine. If you are a returning visitor to the forum and can't log in using your old forum name and password, chances are your account is deleted. I can’t believe that I did it the correct (approved) way as I can’t believe the factory would spend that much time filling the forks on every machine. GORE Member. 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