While holding up the top plug [A] by one person, push
down [B] the fork spring compressor and insert the fork
spring stopper [C] between the piston rod nut [D] and the
Special Tool - Fork Spring Stopper: 57001-1374
Holding the spring preroad adjuster [A] with a wrench [B],
loosen the piston rod nut [C].
Remove the top plug [D] with the rebound damping ad-
juster rod from the piston rod.
Spring Joint [C]
Fork Spring [D]
Drain the fork oil into a suitable container.
Pump the piston rod [B] up and down at least ten times to
expel the oil from the fork.
Special Tool - Fork Piston Rod Puller, M10 × 1.0 [A]: 57001
Hold the fork tube upright, press the inner tube [A] and
the piston rod all the way down.
Pour in the type and amount of fork oil specified.
Viscosity: SHOWA SS47 or equivalent SAE 10W
Amount (per side):
When changing oil: approx. 430 mL (14.5 US oz.)
After disassembly and completely dry:
505 ±2.5 mL (17.1 ±0.085 US oz.)