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How much and what grade of oil do I need for the front forks..??

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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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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.

-levibit-

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Before you take it to the shop try this.Get some camera film,Cut the notched edge of it and trim the top to an angle of 45 deg..Slide this up into the fork seal and working it up and down,slide it all the way around the seal.When you get the feel of it,you can feel tiny bits of grit.This will clean the grit out 99% of the time.I always keep a piece of film in the toolbox.

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