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Re: Fork oil

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  • AJ Turner
    LOL Tom, Truth be told........I also played around and found that a little more oil is a good thing. I don t know the exact amount I ended-up with though. I
    Message 1 of 18 , Nov 30, 2006
      LOL Tom,

      Truth be told........I also played around and found that a little more oil
      is a good thing. I don't know the exact amount I ended-up with though.

      I also have a PVC spacer, but I didn't want to go down that well traveled
      road again if you know what I mean? ;-)

      AJ Turner
      '96 Merlot BBBB



      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Tom" <motoworld2001@...>
      >
      > Perfect AJ,
      > The only thing that I did was to set the level 5 mm higher to
      > improve the resistance of bottoming out the forks.
      >
    • Henrik
      Thanks a lot for your input guys. MERRY CHRISTMAS! Regards /Henrik ... evenly ... the level is ... the top
      Message 2 of 18 , Dec 1, 2006
        Thanks a lot for your input guys.

        MERRY CHRISTMAS!
        Regards /Henrik



        --- In TriumphTrophy@yahoogroups.com, "AJ Turner" <aj-turner@...>
        wrote:
        >
        > OK Henrik,
        >
        > According to the manual, you need SAE 10W-20 fork oil.
        >
        > When re-filling the forks:
        >
        > 1) do this WITHOUT the spring in place
        > 2) hold them straight up (vertical) and slowly add oil
        > 3) slide the fork up and down inside the slider as you go to
        evenly
        > distribute the oil
        > 4) with the fork fully lowered into the slider, fill them until
        the level is
        > 133mm from the top edge of the fork
        > 5) now you can replace the spring and close the forks by replacing
        the top
        > bolt
        >
        > Good luck!
        >
        > AJ Turner
        > '96 Merlot BBBB
        >
        >
        > ----- Original Message -----
        > From: "Henrik" <trippletrophy@...>
        >
        >
        > >Thanks for the reply. here is the 5 last digits 76534.
        > >its a -99 triple
        >
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