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Fork Oil Question

Just about done with my spring swap but now I need to re-fill those bad boys. On my Seca II the original spring rate was .46kg and now I just installed a set of Racetech .95 since I am big boned

My question is what type of oil should I use to refill my forks?


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Re: Fork Oil Question

How dis the forks feel before? The higher rate spring will make for less compression but more rebound, thats just a function of the higher spring rate. You might want to stick with stock weight for now. See how it works. Then you know which way you want to go if you need to change it.

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Re: Fork Oil Question

Before the springs were like MUSH.. thats why I went with the stiffer spring. I think I will try the stock oil to see how it feels.

I have another question though. The stock springs had a washer/seat on the upper part of the spring. The ractech springs have just a washer for the top. Which one should I use?
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Re: Fork Oil Question

The part in question is part 37. The original part has a little lip but the ones from racetech are just washers

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Re: Fork Oil Question

You could use either one but if the stock part fits in the racetech part use that. Use the racetech washer above the spacer unless there is one there already.

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Re: Fork Oil Question

I think I am going to go with the racetech part since they have done this once or twice

Thanks for the help


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