Race Tech fork oil
Posted May 11, 2000 - 09:06 PM
Now are they correct or are they trying to stick me for a $25 bottle of fork oil. Those that have RT supspension, what are you using?
Also, does one bottle fill up both forks or do I need two bottles?
The forks are about the last thing I need to learn about and open up myself, but I'm not ready yet master.
Dougie, '99 WR400
Mods: YZ timing, Race Tech Suspension, FMF PC IV, FMF Hi FLo Moto, YZ seat, IMS 3.3 tank, One Industries Graphics, Renthal bars, 14/52 gearing.
Posted May 11, 2000 - 09:57 PM
Of course you can use other non Race Tech fork oils.I recommend Golden Spectro 5W. At $5 per bottle, (you will need two) a small fortune will be saved. And if it makes you feel better, I will guarantee the performance of your forks.
Posted May 11, 2000 - 10:11 AM
Tell Race Tech they can shove their $25.00/qt oil up their butts. They just want your money, don't succumb. I have yet to install my PJ-1 2.5# in my forks, but I was told by one shop that Silkolene was the best off-the-counter stuff they had seen. Silkolene does not carry 2.5#.
Posted May 11, 2000 - 10:50 AM
I have Race-tech suspension on both ends and at the last spring/oil change I put Spectro Syn. "light" (5wt) in the forks. It was $12.00 a quart at the local shop. No problems so far and I've got a couple of hard days at the track on them. It says right on the bottle that it's for KYB forks. You can go with "VERY LIGHT"(2.5 wt)if you are light and need a lighter action. My forks had that in them when I got it but it was too light for me.
Race-tech makes good stuff but their price for oil is a rip off - IMHO
Chris in the Mojave
Posted May 11, 2000 - 04:16 PM