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Old 02-13-2019, 11:34 PM
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Does anyone know what the fork oil capacity is on 2018 Sport Glide?

 
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Old 02-25-2019, 11:11 AM
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Originally Posted by fjoh View Post
Does anyone know what the fork oil capacity is on 2018 Sport Glide?

Might be too late to be of use, but the service manual says, "Fill with TYPE "E" HYDRAULIC FORK OIL until oil level matches specification from top of fork tube with spring removed. Adjust oil level to specification using fork oil level gauge." Fluid Fill Dimension: FLSB 140 mm (5.5 in)

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Old 02-27-2019, 02:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Belloc42 View Post
Might be too late to be of use, but the service manual says, "Fill with TYPE "E" HYDRAULIC FORK OIL until oil level matches specification from top of fork tube with spring removed. Adjust oil level to specification using fork oil level gauge." Fluid Fill Dimension: FLSB 140 mm (5.5 in)

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thank you for the info.

I already have put screaming eagle fork oil before I read your post...

since I could find the info at the time, i carefully measured the old oil I poured out of each fork. Then refilled it with the exact same amount of new oil.
It seems be functioning just fine.

 

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Old 02-27-2019, 02:21 PM
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Originally Posted by fjoh View Post


thank you for the info.

I already have put screaming eagle fork oil before I read your post...

since Ce I could find the info at the time, i carefully measured the old oil I poured out of each fork. Then refilled it with the exact same amount of new oil.
It seems be functioning just fine.

Good thinking. Just out of curiosity, is it due for a change, or are you adjusting the damping?
 
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Good thinking. Just out of curiosity, is it due for a change, or are you adjusting the damping?
I just wanted to firm up the front end because I added the Wedge fairing to my bike.
I think Iíd like my front suspension to be even firmer, but itís much better than stock now.
 
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Old 02-27-2019, 04:53 PM
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I just wanted to firm up the front end because I added the Wedge fairing to my bike.
I think Iíd like my front suspension to be even firmer, but itís much better than stock now.
Ah, ok. Any change to the springs?
 
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Ah, ok. Any change to the springs?
No change.

Id be interested if stiffer spring is available for sport glide forks....
 
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Old 02-27-2019, 07:57 PM
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Originally Posted by fjoh View Post


No change.

Id be interested if stiffer spring is available for sport glide forks....
Don't know of any, but I haven't looked. I'm pretty happy with it.
 
 


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