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Vf1000r front fork oil capacity

How much oil amount ln each leg?

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SOURCE: Fork oil capacity

Front Fork Oil cc (right leg) : 485 Front Fork Oil cc (left leg) : 495

Posted on Nov 10, 2008

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Hi Lukepentcof.

its 350cc or 11.8 ounces in the Clyma book, but that's for a 1986 onwards model. you can vary the amount you use to suit your style of riding anyways. I doubt it would be that far from the mark.

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Posted on Dec 08, 2008

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Use Yamaha suspension oil #01. Amount is 19 ounces. Oil level from top surface w/o cap nut is 3.15" to 5.51". I am sending you a link to a site where you can download a free shop repair manual. It is actually a bit complicated as you will see in the manual.

http://www.carlsalter.com/motorcycle-manuals.asp

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SOURCE: 97 yamaha thunderace fork oil capacity

270mls per leg, or 280 if you want a little stiffer ride

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