Question about Yamaha V Star Silverado Motorcycles
How much oil do I need in the forks of a 2005 650 silverado
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Hi Des, Im am Irish too, howya doin? The oil you want is SAE 10W-20. and 445ml if you are changing the oil. It can be more accurately checked with the fork removed and fully compressed and the spring removed, the oil will be 120mm from the top ot the stanchion.
The manual will give you more info on this and any other future problems so here is a link to it. Good luck to ya, and please rate me if I've helped you. Thanks
Posted on Jul 05, 2009
The best way,is to drain a fork leg into a container, and measure the amount. however if you cant do that, start of with about 100ml in each leg, test them out, if to soft, you can always add a little more oil. from memory, a 250ml bottle of fork oil was enough to do both legs on most bikes.
Posted on Apr 17, 2010
SOURCE: my front fork seals need
forks need to be removed,and disasemble,and cleaned,new fork seals,reasembleb fit new seals, refit damping cartridge,fill fork with 5w fork oil upto 120mm from top,refit spring, refit fork cap
Posted on Aug 22, 2010
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