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Suzuki GS500/F Service Manual: Installation

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• Hold the front fork vertically and adjust the fork oil level with
the special tool.
' Front fork oil level: 110 mm (4.3 in)
& 09943-74111: Front fork oil level gauge
• Apply fork oil lightly to a new O-ring and install it to the front
fork cap bolt.
( 99000-99044-10G:
SUZUKI FORK OIL #10 or equivalent fork oil
• Temporarily tighten the cap bolt.


Installation is in the reverse order of removal. Pay attention to
the following points.
• When installing the front fork assembly, align the upper sur-
face A of the inner tube with the surface B of the steering
upper bracket.
• Tighten the front fork upper clamp bolt 1 to the specified
# Front fork upper clamp bolt: 23 N·m (2.3 kgf-m, 16.5 lb-ft)
• Tighten the front fork lower clamp bolt 2 to the specified
# Front fork lower clamp bolt: 30 N·m (3.0 kgf-m, 21.5 lb-ft)
• Tighten the front fork cap bolt to the specified torque.
# Front fork cap bolt: 25 N·m (2.5 kgf-m, 18.0 lb-ft)
• Recheck that the surface A is flush with the surface B.
• Install the front fender and front wheel.
Before tightening the front fender brace mounting screws, move
the front forks up and down several times.
GS500K4/FK4 ('04-MODEL)


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