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2001 xr200 front bottomed out today does it just need some air in shocks or possibly more oil as well.

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    rzman Mar 23, 2011

    Hi,,are the forks leaking any oil?


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The air valves are actually for bleeding air out not putting it in , so try changing the oil.use the recommended amount not more
You can buy different oil 2.5w is light up to 10w or 20w for more damping.
If it bottoms ocassionally that is not too bad and means your using all of the fork travel, If it bottoms a lot and hard it may need heavier springs.

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