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Old 03-25-2008, 09:38 PM   #1
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Question fork oil question

I have a 98 suzuki gs500e and plan on replacing my fork seals. I was wondering if anyone knows hom many CCs of oil per fork to fill em with. I have the OEM seals and oil but the parts/service guy did not want to look it up for me.
any info would be great.
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Old 03-25-2008, 10:04 PM   #2
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How-To: Fork spring replacement & Fork oil change

Scroll-down to "Step 11a".
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Old 03-25-2008, 10:49 PM   #3
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Oh for christ's sake, buy a manual. That, or fill the forks all the way to the top with spam. Spam spam spam...
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Old 03-26-2008, 08:26 AM   #4
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If I don't have a manual I usually measure what came out and add the same amount back in.....
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Old 03-26-2008, 08:34 AM   #5
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Just fill em to the top and take a little out to get the caps on. That should do it.
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Old 03-26-2008, 09:20 AM   #6
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Airhawk - Nice link!

That should address all his forkin' issues...
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Old 03-26-2008, 09:25 AM   #7
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Just fill em to the top and take a little out to get the caps on. That should do it.
And don't forget to secure the chow line.
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Old 03-26-2008, 09:37 AM   #8
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Airhawk - Nice link!

That should address all his forkin' issues...
This "Google" thing - if they would make it a bit more useful finding things, I believe it just MIGHT catch-on.
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Old 03-26-2008, 09:41 AM   #9
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Fork you pal!
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Old 03-26-2008, 09:56 AM   #10
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Google?

Nah, I'm a Dogpile kind o' guy.

And LR, I wasn't trying to throw a >damper< on the thread...
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