Fork oil for the Prolink

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Fork oil for the Prolink

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Hi,
Just finishing up the -81 prolink restoration with new seals for the fron fork. Now the question is what oil to use and how much, Honda says 305ml ATF, any experiences, recommendations?

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Use 10wt fork oil - whatever brand you like. Then throw out Honda's recommendation for volume and fill each leg to 6 inches from the top, fork collapsed and spring out. It will be more than Honda calls for. That'll work as good as they get.

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Re: Fork oil for the Prolink

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Thanks Dave,

Any idea what volume that is per leg?

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I don't know but a qt/litre will do it.

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Ok,
So I leave the springs out, compress the leg to full stop and fill until 6 inches from the top, right? What about the air pressure, according to the book or?

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You can run 5-10 lbs of air. With the weight of the fairing, it needs it.

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Re: Fork oil for the Prolink

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Ok, 5-10 lbs is the same as 5-10 psi, or? Sorry for asking but I'm a meyric guy and want to make sure I don't misunderstand. :D

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Yes, psi per the label on the fairing.

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daves79x wrote:Yes, psi per the label on the fairing.

Dave
The label is on the right side fairing pocket cover and it also says 0.7 +/- 0.2 kg/cm and 70 +/- 20 kPa

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Thank you all :text-thankyouyellow:

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