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Replacing fork fluid

How do i replace the fork fluid in my 1983 kawasaki spectre 750? I realize I need to take about each leg but there doesn't seem to be anthing to unscrew or take apart. Some advice would be greatly appreciated
And how much fluid do I put in each leg?

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1st measure the fluid you take out and make sure you put back the same amount 2nd the fork tube comes out of the bottom half after you unscrew the allen head bolt on the very bottom of the fork

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