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KX 125 (2003) motorcycle

How much fork oil do I use to change the existing fork oil.

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    i've a 1998 kx125 how much oil do the forks take

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    How to put oil in the forks

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Its 120 mm or 4.7 inches from the top of the fork
Some measure the oil quantity and fill the fork up, some fill the fork up and measure the oil level. The most correct method is to measure the level, I guess, but many guys measure in quantity.. both ways work well.
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You would be safe with about 18oz per fork

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If you completely drain the old oil and are putting new oil in there is a recommended amount for each bike. you can go with 100ml more or less of oil, more for stiffer forks and less for more plush soft forks. you will need to check for your specific bike. also you can use different weights of oil. 5W,7W,or 10W are the most common. If you have no other way of finding how much oil your forks take most bikes ive dealt with take anywhere from 350-600ml per fork.

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