YZ450 06' what shock oil should I use?

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  • Lee_Mason

Posted May 14, 2007 - 12:55 AM


Does anyone know what wieght shock oil that I should in my 450 06' shock.

I have rebuilt shocks before and have a nitrogen bottle with all the right fittings and gauges.

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  • grayracer513

Posted May 14, 2007 - 06:22 AM


Yamaha specifies "S1" fluid, which is their proprietary suspension oil. It's very expensive, and frankly not that great. Maxima Light Shock Fluid (3wt) is a close equivalent that's both more reasonably priced and holds up better.

  • Lee_Mason

Posted May 14, 2007 - 02:19 PM


Thanks. Lee.

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