Oil Level (fully compressed, without spring)
Standard: 109 ±2 mm (4.29 ±0.08 in.)
(from the top of the outer tube)
Fork oil lever may also be measured using the fork oil
Special Tool - Fork Oil Level Gauge [A]: 57001-1290
With the fork fully compressed and without fork spring,
insert the gauge tube into the inner tube [B] and position
the stopper across the top end [F] of the outer tube [C].
Set the gauge stopper [D] so that its lower side shows the
oil level distance specified [E].
Pull the handle slowly to pump out the excess oil until the
oil no longer comes out.
If no oil is pumped out, there is insufficient oil in the inner
tube. Pour in enough oil, then pump out the excess oil as
Screw the fork piston rod puller onto the end of the piston
Special Tool - Fork Piston Rod Puller, M12 × 1.25: 57001
Pull the puller up above the outer tube top.
Install the fork spring [A] with the smaller end facing [B]
Set the fork spring compressor to the pins of front fork
using the outer tube as a guide.
Special Tools - Fork Spring Compressor: 57001-1587
Set the three grooves of clamp to the three pins of front
fork, pull up the outer tube to hold it by the clamps, and
then tighten the two bolts.
Hold the piston rod nut [A].
Remove the piston rod puller [B].