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cannot located any info in manual re frequency or weight to use...any help appreciated including advise on changing viscosity or remaining with factory specs....thanks guys

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these are simple forks. you can use any viscosity. but higher viscosity will firm the forks up a little. I fitted YSS front springs with springs preload adjustment. they sent me 15W oil. i am not sure what an actual viscosity it is as there is no information anywhere. Kawaski uses SS8, which has around 36 viscosity (at 40C). it is similar to Motul 10W.
 

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these are simple forks. you can use any viscosity. but higher viscosity will firm the forks up a little. I fitted YSS front springs with springs preload adjustment. they sent me 15W oil. i am not sure what an actual viscosity it is as there is no information anywhere. Kawaski uses SS8, which has around 36 viscosity (at 40C). it is similar to Motul 10W.
kris thanks so much can u tell us more about your updated suspension system from YSS...i.e install easy/hard? difference in ride etc? thx again
 

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kris thanks so much can u tell us more about your updated suspension system from YSS...i.e install easy/hard? difference in ride etc? thx again
it is firmer. and you have spring preload. is it worthy the upgrade? i am not sure; it depends on your preferences. I also fitted the rear YSS shock which is very nice, as it has damping adjustment.
 

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Since back racing enduros where we used ATF in our forks, I've ALWAYS used ATF in any bike I had (BOTH my '08 in AZ and '15 in BC have ATF in their forks).

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