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Offline knutk

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Re: Front fork oil change
« Reply #10 on: October 01, 2021, 04:43:07 PM »
*Originally Posted by Tioli [+]
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Didnít get done within a 20k service so must be coming up soon?

The service sheet says to exchange the fork oil every 30K km

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Re: Front fork oil change
« Reply #11 on: October 02, 2021, 07:56:47 AM »
My left fork seal blew out around 16k miles. The dealer replaced it under warranty. The left side used some special specific fork oil that is clear and the tech mentioned it was extremely clean. I replaced the right side cartridge with a Tractive cartridge shortly after and the old fluid was a reddish brown. I'll check my service manual late this weekend to share how to do it.

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Re: Front fork oil change
« Reply #12 on: October 02, 2021, 11:22:16 AM »
*Originally Posted by pringles21 [+]
My left fork seal blew out around 16k miles. The dealer replaced it under warranty. The left side used some special specific fork oil that is clear and the tech mentioned it was extremely clean. I replaced the right side cartridge with a Tractive cartridge shortly after and the old fluid was a reddish brown. I'll check my service manual late this weekend to share how to do it.

May I ask about the Trctive cartridge? How does it ride, compared to riding with the OEM cartridges?

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Re: Front fork oil change
« Reply #13 on: October 03, 2021, 11:33:12 PM »
I find this video to be quite relevant to the topic.
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I would like to add gratitude to Bob Wolff for taking time to publish a very informative video  :037: