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    What brand atf for fork oil?

    Going to remove and clean out and replace seals on forks. What brand ATF do you use for the oil? thanks in advance .

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    I use a simple Dextron II ATF to flush and clean, then fill with a 10w BelRay fork oil.
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    I prefer real fork oil too. Mainly because i want a 10wt oil where a lot of atf's are 7.5wt.
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    I've not used ATF as fork oil but use the Yamalub 10W Fork oil.
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    I use 20W fork oil, because springs are really soft.
    It makes the complete front a bit harder.
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    I use Fred's method....I'm 195 lbs and 10 weight is fine for me. Be sure to get the levels right, I use 130 mm.
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    I added just a wee bit more oil than Rocky...128mm from the top...not 'cause it was chosen by multiple trial and error adjustments, more like I tried it and it seems to work generating improved rebound dampening compared to stock. Got lazy, said "Good enough" and just rode it grinning with satisfaction.
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    Fork oil level?
    Not interesting for me.
    I buy a 0,5 l bottle and fill ~250 ml per every side -> both sides with the same hight.
    This isn't a high performance front fork, 1...4 mm more or less doesn't play a role. Just 0,5l for the complete system and it will work fine.
    It's not a rocket, it just a tdub.
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