Your local dealer will have the right oil. It will break down and the forks will be very soft. These two pages give a good tutorial on fork oil weights. Fork oil does the same thing to your bike's forks. Most I have read categorize it as "very light". For example a Pulsar could use a less viscous oil while the Hayabusa will need a highly viscous oil to balance that load of the heavy front fairing and engine. DEXTRON II has a viscosity of 5W20. Why risk not being satisfied with the results? Make sure everything is kept clean and pay attention to what your owner's manual recommends for oil versus air height. It's a 2014 coil Fox 40. As far are similarities to Dextron...I really do not know. Sale 20% Off! and unless you are buying the stuff in bulk, from an agricultural supplier for the ten gallon tanks of a tractors hydraulic lift system..... Its rarely any … 04-06-2004 #4. Apr 18, 2002 158 0 The All American Valley. Is the grade of fork oil critical? The mtb how to website. ? Is there a substitute at the store I can use for the time being? Fork brands; BOS; DT SWISS; DVO; Formula; FOX; Manitou; Marzocchi; MRP; Rockshox; SR Suntour; X-Fusion; Recently viewed oil charts; 1. I was telling a friend that one of my plans for my week of spring vacation was to spend a day changing the fork oil in my BMW and Honda CBR Endurance racer. The important part is to ensure you have equal measurements in both forks (get them as equal as possible) or you could have uneven forks which can lead to a plethora of issues! Where Do U start? Manitou suggested that I use some of the same oil I used for the fork. Learn new techniques and tips from friendly experts. I did a flow test. Not sure if that is still the same or not, these days. How to videos and repairs. But I need to service my fork right away!! Yamalube Performance Fork Oil $ 5. So it’s possible that the air gap on my old forks was too large. 84xj1100. Sign up for premium membership and get access to our best Harley repair videos and step-by-step instructional projects. wwwspectro-oils.com USE OF SPECTRO PRODUCTS WILL SAFEGUARD YOUR WARRANTY *Magnuson-Moss Warranty Improvement Act Title 15 Commerce and Trade, Chapter 50 Sec. You will want to consider 10wt and 30wt under more extreme conditions (riding-wise or temperature-wise). When I put her back together, I used about 1/4" of the spacer provided and even at that it was quite a feat getting that plug back in. 516 38 19. Posted: Apr 24, 2018 at 18:48 Quote: Thanks guys for your input. Brand Designation cSt @ 40C cSt @ 100C Viscosity Index Type : HONDA: Fork oil 5: 17 : HONDA: Forl oil 10: 35.2 : YAMAHA: KYB 01: 15.6: 3.45: 150 : YAMAHA: G5 Some of the much new, very expensive atfs are super thin, with a [email protected] in the low 20's. Fork oil charts, shock IPF depth and pressure. I thought fork oil was weight rated (5, 10, 20 weight). Any long-term experience out there? 04 Feb 2011 17:19 #428540. andy9802gt; Offline; New Member If it tastes that good, eat it yourself. But I need to service my fork right away!! Hello mga master, tanong ko lang po if pwedeng fork oil substitute ang gear oil SAE 90? I have no complaints from this setup! Service your fork yourself with our how to video's We have oil levels for almost any fork model and year. Hello there, I’m trying to service some Fox 32 FIT forks but I am unable to find any suppliers of the 20wt Gold oil anywhere in the uk; due to UK distributor issues. It's easy! A litre of Motul 15 weight fork oil is about £6 from Wemoto. Some bikes actually specify ATF as thier fork oil. I ended up putting 15wt fork oil in with appox 5psi. Fork Oil Change? Venture and Venture Royale Tech Talk ('83 - '93). 182 28 1. Have used shimano mineral oil … It'll give you less damping than 10W fork oil. (I live out in the desert, just seems like it would be better to go with something a tad heavier? Casual Observer. Duration: 19:53 Become A Member. Thank you all for your input as well as this forum (once again) for the help, advise and being such a magnificent reference source. But the above is many hours of testing on a flow bench thru orifaces. Any recommendations for progressive springs? Same as 10wt fork oil. 04 … Huge difference and worth the money. They work well, are a little stiff, but still rides extremely well. The fork oil that came out was clean, but there didn’t seem to be much of it. Roasting—There’s no need to coat your vegetables or other foods with oil before roasting them in the oven. It almost feels like power steering or something........the front end is higher/seat height is noticably different at a stop, not to mention the fact that when I dismount it feels like an ejection seat. Baking—You can use a fruit purée as a healthy (and delicious!) I have a 2006 Dyna and put in the SE heavy oil, I would never go back to the regular fork oil. By 15 ENGINEERED EXCELLENCE . Anytime. Fork oil is fork oil...other oils will foam and cavitate. QUESTION ONE: IS FORK OIL AN OIL OR A FLUID? May 5, 2010 in Venture and Venture Royale Tech Talk ('83 - '93). 03-20-2009 #4. jimmydean012. Its approx 5wt, possibly a little lighter, and it's a very good general purpose hydraulic fluid, but it doesn't have the seal swellers and other addatives of propper fork oil. Spoon oil . Anyone out there had any expereince with using ATF instead of type E fork oil. Changing motorcycle fork oil is a part of regular maintenance on a bike and can easily be done in-home shop or garage. Is this correct? I tried it out when I installed my Progressive forks. Actually this answer is WRONG! Is this OK? Some bikes actually specify ATF as thier fork oil. This would cause a linear, as opposed to progressive, suspension feel and may have been the reason for the excessive … eat your porridge jordie Reputation: Join Date Mar 2007 Posts 293. I always advocate suspension setup on the soft side so I see nothing wrong with using very light fork oil if you don't need heavier. They explain that fork oil is specially formulated to work together with the various components of the fork. but less than 15wt. My package arrived today - and no grease. If the viscosity is different, the ride will be different (softer or harder). The wife and me both have Yamaha XT350's. It'll give you less damping than 10W fork oil. Is there a substitute at the store I can use for the time being? The springs and oil along with a heavy duty fork brace transformed the handling of my '89. I've been using it in my motorcycle forks for years. This oil is compatible with other modern oils and will mix readily unless specified by the manufacturer. Since fork oil viscosity supposedly varies by quite a bit, there doesn't seem to be much sense in trying to put a specific number on ATF. 0w20 is same as 10wt. Motorex Racing Fork Oil $ 18. I have been looking at this next, have not searched around much. The puzzled look on his face resulted in a basic description of how a front fork works and what fork oil … 10% savings 1. Purchased mine from the Beemershop in California. Fork oil does the same thing to your bike's forks. trust me on this. Why risk not being satisfied with the results? I agree that the oil color is normal. Helium, air, water or lead will change the characteristics of a basketball. Doubt if the detergent would cause a problem but....... You're looking at less than $20 worth of fork oil. That's when you find out everything you want to know. One specifies 5w, one specifies 10w and the other specifies 30w. Who did you get your springs through? Are there any substitutes for fork oil? From the link you provided Jack, that would provide even a more stiff ride to the 'B' oil. In some instances, nut flour or nut butters can serve as substitutions or additions. Check here for special coupons and promotions. I would check the amount of oil you put in there though I know that on prior years the capacity is only around 11-12 ounces so if you put in 2 pints you have definitely overfilled . ATF it will be then, since I can get a lot of it for free from work. If the front end get a bit sloppy think about changing the fork oil. Shop for Motorcycle Fork Oil in Motorcycle Accessories. substitute for fats like oil, butter, or shortening. Some of my favorites include applesauce, mashed bananas, and puréed dates. Thanks so much, as always folks, for your input. This id say from teh bat is a no no because when you feel dot fluid compared to fork oil the viscosity is way too diffrent. My dealer recommended the Screaming Eagle Fork Oil when I was in there the other day. Here is the part #: Progressive Fork Springs Pair 45/70 #111112. I used to use Shell Tellus 27 hydraulic oil in my bikes, but have used light engine oil in the past. 'U want to Ride a Motorbike! BTW, if you decide to use fork oil you can mix any of the different weights of Bel-Ray Fork Oil to fine tune the forks from very light to very heavy or anywhere in between to suit your particular riding style, weight, etc. I think it was the 5w-20 or the 10w-30....I forget which viscosity I used. However, now you’ll have less high-speed damping than the fork manufacturer and Ducati engineering intended because high-speed damping is controlled by the flow rate … http://www.mawonline.com/newsite/progressive-fork_springs.htm. Can you substitute motor oil for fork oil on a motorcycle steering damper? My dealer recommended the Screaming Eagle Fork Oil when I was in there the other day. It's been a couple of months since I have noted that my wife's bike forks have been leaking. Some of my favorites include applesauce, mashed bananas, and puréed dates. And although each fat or oil has its own characteristics, in many cases there’s a viable oil substitute for the one that’s missing from your pantry shelf. I read that if somebody does want to use ATF you should: 1) Use full synthetic because it has a more stable viscosity. With the wrong oil, you will blow the seals. Its not *that* expensive. 5WT, 10WT, 15WT, 20WT). Ride safe... Halos parehas ng viscosity ng gear oil yan ah. ATF has a high detergent level, where fork oil does not have detergents. 2) Get the viscosity specs for the fork oil at 70F and make sure the ATF viscosity at 70F is comparable. I have a new set of Progressive springs waiting to go in! Using Spectro fork oils for as a comparison, you can see that Mobile 1 Synthetic ATF equates to roughly a weight of roughly 11W fork oil. Sheesh. Next time I'll try battery acid in the motor, motor oil in the battery, fork oil in the brake master cylinders, and brake fluid in the forks. I heard from a venture owner/Yamaha dealer that he used full Synthetic Valvoline motor oil. ). I changed my front sliders to go with chrome with less than … Fox Fork oil equivalent in Mechanics' Lounge. Different manufacturers use different grade oils for the very reason as the load varies. My front end dived as yours … Therefore, I thought I would share with everyone some Harley-Davidson fork oil specifications – in particular, information regarding the proper fork oil weight to use and capacities for major models. By jayrat, April 6, 2011 in Motorcycle Suspension. Removing and Replacing Harley Fork Oil Premium Video Preview: Log in or become a member to get full access. Just a quick question. This oil is compatible with other modern oils and will mix readily unless specified by the manufacturer. Fork oils are as follows: Harley Type E is 5 wt Harley Type B is 10 wt Screaming Eagle is 15 wt Screaming Eagle Heavy (racing) is 20 wt By adding the spacers in the fork tubes, you increased preload, causing less dive. fork oil change Wow I took her out for her maiden spin from all the stuff I did.I got to tell you---the fork oil had not been changed in quite sometime. Actually this answer is WRONG! The Fork oil has its own SAE grading which ranges in the multiples of 5 (e.g. The fork oil that came out was clean, but there didn’t seem to be much of it. As a personal experience I would rather suggest that stick to the fork oil brand used by your bike manufacturer, but if you decide … Instead of helium, air, water or lead, forks use different viscosities of oil. 26 $ 7.74 $ 16.95. If anyone has any tips, tricks or hints I'm all ears (so to speak). It looks like a good substitute … It has the added benefit of not thinning down NEARLY as much as 10W fork oil does at high temperatures. Carefully slip it over the top of the stanchion and slide it down to the slider. Fork Oil Grades: Fork oils are graded depending upon their viscosity and load carrying capacity. If you have a seal driver set, drive the seal into the slider. For some reason, I have been using Spectro fork oil … The leaking has since stopped, I guess there is no more oil to leak out. I recently did a lower leg service and have found it to be good so far. substitute for fats like oil, butter, or shortening. however some forks use the damping oil for lubrication as well in which case I would suspect a suspension oil would give you more chance of finding the damping charecteristics you want. It's a 2014 coil Fox 40. Cost around $150. Is this correct? cmvsm, Nov 23, 2010 #4. When I put her back together, I used about 1/4" of the spacer provided and even at that it was quite a feat getting that plug back in. I have no access to any Fox products here in town and would have to order them. Also, remember to toss and stir the food periodically with a wooden spoon so that it doesn’t burn. Anyone else used/using it? Reputation: Join Date Jan 2004 Posts 67. These moving parts are subject to constant impacts and harsh, abrupt movements. 97 $ 15. I obviously have to renew the fork seals. Browse our range from brands like Castrol & Penrite. I didn't want to continually dick around with fork oil height and weight and their system did the trick. The viscosity index is a rating of how well the oil resists thermal breakdown (higher is better). menachite Monkey. ? Shop online, in store or click & collect. Ohlins Road and Track Fork Oil $ 30. For air shocks, an air can service includes replacing the dust wiper and o-rings. I'm wanting to change the oil in my bike's damper to something stiffer, but I don't exactly have access to a store that would sell the right oil. If not, find a suitable substitute. I always advocate suspension setup on the soft side so I see nothing wrong with using very light fork oil if you don't need heavier. Title: HD Fork Oils Chart Since fork oil viscosity supposedly varies by quite a bit, there doesn't seem to be much sense in trying to put a specific number on ATF. AND using a 10w30...wow that is usually WAY stiff. If you do substitute (say) a 7 weight, you'll need to compensate for the reduced oil viscosity by increasing your fork low-speed settings to recover you’re compression and rebound damping. Weight: As a default, use 20wt. 03-20-2009 #4. jimmydean012. Its approx 5wt, possibly a little lighter, and it's a very good general purpose hydraulic fluid, but it doesn't have the seal swellers and other addatives of propper fork oil. I'm quite sure that will be a better combination. NO. Put in an order for the progressive fork springs...there on the way...one of … The outer diameter fit perfectly. Obviously bicycle suspension oil works, and it is pretty clear that motorcycle fork oil does too, ... (ATF) sold at wally world for a few bucks a quart works well as a 10wt fork oil substitute. 84xj1100, Apr 14, 2005 #5 Use 5w40. ☰ Home; Suspension. I just replaced my fork springs with Wilbers and they recommend 7.5wt fork oil. REMOVING Remove front … … Lightly moisten the inner surface of the new seal with fresh fork oil. MXA's (motocrossactionmag.com) guide to fork oil will help you understand what that means to you, your bike and any hoped-for win streaks. Also, the recommended 7wt-10wt fluid seems pretty thin anyways? 2006FXDCI Active Member. The manual asks for Showa SS19 fork oil or equivalent. hntwrobin, Jul 31, 2009 #2. bikerdad Junior Member. Colin Monkey. ', Traxpics, track day and racing photographs, Bike performance / thrust graphs for choosing gearing. I didn’t measure how much came out each leg, but I doubt it was about 400 ml that my manual says should be in each leg. Your order may be eligible for Ship to Home, and shipping is free on all online orders of $35.00+. - posted in Tech Q&A: Morning all - just wanted to find out opinions/experiences of using alternative suspension oils to those specified by RockShox or Fox. Sign up for a new account in our community. Because that's how dampers work, restricting flow. ATF is a fantastic damper oil, if you want a heavy weight oil. I have been using 15 wt and it rides great! The cSt @40C is 71.6 and so thereabouts in comparison to other lower leg oils. Always stick around for one more drink. I did the 2010 Round Britain Rally on my 350 Bullet. Your order may be eligible for Ship to Home, and shipping is free on all online orders of $35.00+. Maxima Racing Shock Fluid $ 15. I disagree on 5w20 being less than 10wt. Oil viscosity is a real minefield because the numbers on the bottle don`t tell you how thick or thin the oil is, they tell you how the oil behaves. I scrounged around the garage and found an old small-block Chevy balancer. Premium. Doubt if the detergent would cause a problem but....... You're looking at less than $20 worth of fork oil. Can you substitute motor oil for fork oil on a motorcycle steering damper? I ended up putting 15wt fork oil in with appox 5psi. Also, the recommended 7wt-10wt fluid seems pretty thin anyways? I have my forks torn down and had ordered fork oil and "Buzzy's" fork grease to re-assemble the fork. Fork Oil Substitutes. Its more important to compare the [email protected] ... sold at wally world for a few bucks a quart works well as a 10wt fork oil substitute. How in the hell do you determine what weight ATF is? Oils and fats are essential ingredients for baking cakes, sautéing veggies, deep-frying donuts—all kinds of recipes! Depending on what you put in it, it will bounce high, bounce low or not bounce at all. wwwspectro-oils.com USE OF SPECTRO PRODUCTS WILL SAFEGUARD YOUR WARRANTY *Magnuson-Moss Warranty Improvement Act Title 15 Commerce and Trade, Chapter 50 Sec. Yeah but it’s pretty viscous iirc. Most I have read categorize it as "very light". cmvsm, Nov 23, 2010 #4. Nov 5, 2001 372 0 in my tiny apartment. 2015 … folks; fork; info; oil; site; By 84xj1100, May 5, 2010 in Venture and Venture Royale Tech Talk ('83 - '93) Share Followers 0. I only ask as my three bikes all specify different grades of fork oil. Fork oil substitutes. Fork & Beans provides instructions for an ultra-simple vegan butter recipe that’s based around coconut oil, sea salt, canola oil, and non-dairy milk. I plan on tackling the job this weekend so if anyone else wants to chime in feel free. No palm oil required, and there’s little chance it will trigger allergies. Don't do it. BTW, I fixed almost everything including the forks before I rode it, so I don't have a before/after comparison. Heard a few people say they've been using it for years with no trouble. Which I did try years ago. Automatic transmission fluid. 1. According to MTBR, you should avoid the temptation to substitute motorcycle fork oil for anything else. Browse our range from brands like Castrol & Penrite. manual … Membership Options. Baking —You can use a fruit purée as a healthy (and delicious!) … 79 $ 6.99 $ 15.99. 86 $ 19. 59 $ 12. A traditional lower leg service includes changing the bath oil, cleaning the seal or replacing them if necessary and replacing the foam rings. Shop online, in store or click & collect. 89 landmarks, 3 months, 9,500 miles. Recommended Posts. I took a peek on my greatest reference tool (this site) and found little info on the subject. 1986 Venture Std; Expired Membership; 27 121 posts; Share #1 Posted May 5, 2010. Put in an order for the progressive fork springs...there on the way...one of the boys here at work mentioned the use of Dextron VI (transmission fluid) in lieu of 10wt fork oil. as for changing oil weight to change a forks feel, dont!!!! He told me that this choice has better lubricating qualities than fork oil and being synthetic it should hold up well. 04-06-2004 #3. nab. I'm about to replace the seals on my '11 kx 250. I use 5w20 mobil 1 in my forks. Title: HD Fork Oils Chart Author : Owner Created Date: … Red Line Medium 10wt Suspension Fluid … It seems as if I read somewhere else also that if you redoing your front forks and if they are new you may wish to stay with a 10 wt... but if your bike has miles/front forks are a little worn you may want to use 15 wt. Order Fork Oil for your vehicle and pick it up in store—make your purchase, find a store near you, and get directions. So can I use some type of oil that could be … ATF has a high detergent level, where fork oil does not have detergents. So always check your user manual of the bike for the exact Fork oil grading. The R&O was a very close match to the fork oil that came out of my forks and had all the qualities it needed for the job. 1. If you are interested I can get the details, PM me Spindle bearing oil, not sewing machine oil. I'm wanting to change the oil in my bike's damper to something stiffer, but I don't exactly have access to a store that would sell the right oil. 16 $ 20.95 $ 21.28. Many motorcycle supply shops also sell fork oil if you're having a hard time finding some. 95. From the link you provided Jack, that would provide even a more stiff ride to the 'B' oil. Motor oil in the forks may feel fine at first but will not last long. I have been told consistently it is perfectly OK to substitute ATF for fork oil by a local bike shop and I have watched them use ATF as fork oil. 95. id say DOT4 or 5.1 fluid is like 0.5w fork oil… ATF is a very versitile oil. Page 1 of 6 - Suspension oil alternatives? So I did some research on additives. … ). Capacity by Model: … (I live out in the desert, just seems like it would be better to go with something a tad heavier? This is were I bought mine from, good price and fast shipping. Many thanks in advance sa makakasagot po. Harley davidson v rod fork lowering kit harley davidson sweden se harley davidson diagrams manuals front end lowering kit 1warning j03242 3055 124 fxd early drop in inst d cdr Fork Oil Harley Davidson ForumsFork Oil How Often To Change Harley Davidson ForumsFork Oil Change Rushmore Harley Davidson ForumsAmsoil Remended Oils For All Harley Davidson… Its approx 5wt, possibly a little lighter, and it's a very good general purpose hydraulic fluid, but it doesn't have the seal swellers and other addatives of propper fork oil. Buy products such as MAXIMA FORK OIL 15W 16OZ, BEL-RAY HIGH PERFORMANCE FORK OIL 10W (1L) at Walmart and save. jayrat jayrat TT Bronze Member; Members; 140 posts; Location: British Columbia; Posted April 6, 2011. That’s why my thought was 10W40 engine oil, cos at least whilst it’s cool it has a similar viscosity to 10W fork oil. From 5W, 10W to 15W, find the right fork oil for your motorbike. 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