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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Feb 12th, 2011, 10:42 am Thread Starter
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low seat = shorter forks = less fork oil?

Ocelot is a factory lowered 1990 K75C. Seat height is 30"; though it's a Corbin seat, so specs may differ. She has the foam pad on the rear end of the tank. Time now to replace fork oil. Tops of the forks are flush with the triple clamp. Forks are about 30 1/2" from the axle center to the black cap atop the triple clamp, relaxed on the center stand.

Given all that, here's the question: Are the forks on the low rider 75C shorter? Do they therefore want less oil in them?

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No, it takes the normal quantity of oil.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Feb 14th, 2011, 7:54 am
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Figure out which forks you have and how much oil they need:
http://www.ibmwr.org/ktech/fork-oil.shtml
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