Fork oil

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Fork oil

Postby Leckbass » Sat Apr 09, 2016 4:40 am

Where do you buy fork oil from besides the dealer? Just checked auto zone and advanced, they didn't have it. Ebay?

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Re: Fork oil

Postby Suzuki Johnny » Sat Apr 09, 2016 5:54 am

Basically this is what you would be purchasing from your local dealer ..bike dealers are the middle man..they do not produce oils of any kind...they purchase them just like we do from suppliers


http://www.syntheticoildistributor.com/ ... fluid.html



http://www.redlineoil.com/Products.aspx?pcid=18



https://www.motul.com/us/en-US/products ... e-light-5w
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Re: Fork oil

Postby 98VS1400 » Sat Apr 09, 2016 7:56 am

I bought mine from any of the local bike shops that had it in stock. Or amazon.

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Re: Fork oil

Postby RoadKing » Sat Apr 09, 2016 8:05 am

Small town living is a wunnerful thing, every body knows everybody with lots of respect and kindness. I have become close to most of the people at the Harley shop on a first name basis and it is really neat to walk in and hear, "Hi, Tom!" So, that's where I take most of my motorsickle business.

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Re: Fork oil

Postby Roadchrome » Sat Apr 09, 2016 9:16 am

I've always used dextron 2 trans fluid, it's good enough for my old cruiser. I found many recommendations for it's use.

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Re: Fork oil

Postby Leckbass » Sat Apr 09, 2016 12:52 pm

Roadchrome wrote:I've always used dextron 2 trans fluid, it's good enough for my old cruiser. I found many recommendations for it's use.

Chris :rag:


I have plenty of that here, anyone else use it?

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Re: Fork oil

Postby enforcer » Sat Apr 09, 2016 5:06 pm

Leckbass wrote:
Roadchrome wrote:I've always used dextron 2 trans fluid, it's good enough for my old cruiser. I found many recommendations for it's use.

Chris :rag:


I have plenty of that here, anyone else use it?

Yep. Good as fork oil and lots cheaper.
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Re: Fork oil

Postby old time rider » Sun Apr 10, 2016 8:33 am

Have allso added trans sealer to help fork seal leaks in older bikes and it worked on some of them.Thats were the tie a scrafe around a fork leg came from.Not a trend but to soak up the oil coming out of that side.Some of the I never work on my own bunch saw it as cute and put them on non leaking forks.Springer don't leak. [emoji2]

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Re: Fork oil

Postby MadCow » Sun Apr 10, 2016 10:56 am

Roadchrome wrote:I've always used dextron 2 trans fluid, it's good enough for my old cruiser. I found many recommendations for it's use.

Chris :rag:



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