Two fork oil questions.


3 replies to this topic
  • slowxr

Posted March 25, 2006 - 03:46 PM

#1

Do you measure fork oil height with the long tube inserted in the damping rod(with everything collapsed)? I noticed there is a 10mm difference depending on if it's in or out.

And what's the fork oil height range? I'm at 120mm. Is it safe to lower it to 125-130mm?

  • Jon-D

Posted March 25, 2006 - 04:20 PM

#2

The damping rod should be removed and while measuring and the fork tube should be collapse. If your looking for a plusher ride and your forks are not bottoming out, lowering the oil height to 130 should be fine.

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  • BWB63

Posted March 25, 2006 - 07:59 PM

#3

Everything in with the nut on, only the spring out. It's in the shop Manuel.

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  • anttismo

Posted March 26, 2006 - 02:52 AM

#4

I've run as low as 80mm. I've been waiting for kaiser shoze to get me, but haven't seen him yet :thumbsup:





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