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I want to change the fork oil in my 07 1600 vulcan classic I have 24k miles on it. Is there an easier way of doing it than the way that is explained in the manuel I used 1600 mean streak because there was no 1600 classic on the list

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  • kcoatham Mar 21, 2011

    Hi There
    Thank you for the solution to my problem it is a lot simpler than in the book it looks like I have to pull the wheel to get at the plugs see the drawing /Users/kencoatham/Desktop/fork.tiff . I am not doing this job for 2 weeks but I will let you know how it turns out



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There are small drain plugs at the bottom of each fork tube, use a separate container for each fork tube, drain out the oil and set it aside, and then remove the top fork tube cap at the triple clamp, add EXACTLY the same amount of the correct fork oil that you drained out.

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