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How much fork oil do i put in if drained completly

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Every bike do have various levels of oil in forks . you would have to refer to the manual or ask a dealer for your bike to let you know the exact amount required . You will have to be correct as this is a crucial as this affect the ride of your bike . Be accurate with the amount you put in

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