19. Wait ten minutes until the air bubbles have
been removed from the front fork, and the
oil has dispense evenly in system before
setting recommended oil level.
Fill with the fork oil up to the top end of the
outer tube, or the fork oil will not spread over to
every part of the front forks, thus making it
impossible to obtain the correct level.
Be sure to fill with the fork oil up to the top of
the outer tube and bleed the front forks.
Oil level (left and right) a
Out of specification → Adjust.
Be sure to install the spring guide 2 when
checking the oil level.
Never fail to make the oil level adjustment
between the maximum and minimum level
and always adjust each front fork to the
same setting. Uneven adjustment can
cause poor handling and loss of stability.
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Standard oil level:
90 mm (3.54 in)
Extent of adjustment:
80 ~ 120 mm (3.15 ~ 4.72 in)
From top of outer tube with
inner tube and damper rod 1