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How much fork oil and what type

What grade of oil

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What grade oil in what, be specific eh

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SOURCE: Fork oil capacity and density for Honda GB400

Hi there!

you need a 15W30 grade of .48 liters on each fork. Normally, i go .5 liters on each fork. Make sure your forks are clean before replacing its fork fluid.


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SOURCE: how much oil goes into a fork leg,what grade of

The manual states;
Use Honda SS8 fluid 18.7 Imp Floz or 18 US Floz.

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SOURCE: Do you know the grade

Hi, It is different for each model. You will either need to get a service manual that covers your bike or quote the exact model info with the question. Barry

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SOURCE: how much fork oil goes into forks on honda varadero 1000 02

call a local motorcycle dealer and ask them if your manual doesn't tell you that

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