CBR 600F2 1991 - 1994 CBR 600F2

Front shocks

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Old 03-16-2019, 10:28 PM
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Hi, im going to replace CBR600F2 front fork oil. I have few questions:

1) The specific oil amount i need to pour in to each fork ? ( my manual doesn't mention this )
2) Best front fork oil brand ?
3) Is it ok to put ATF oil to the front fork ?
 
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Old 03-17-2019, 01:25 AM
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Amount is 508cc and level is 118mm from top , as regards ATF think the jury is out on that one
 
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Old 03-17-2019, 07:56 AM
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Yup, 91-93 F2's are 508cc and 118mm from top of tube.

I personally would not use ATF. The manual calls for Honda SS-8 fluid.
It's a 10w fork oil, so you could substitute any other 10w fork oil.
As always, you can adjust the oil weight and level to suit your weight and riding style too.
 
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Old 03-17-2019, 08:19 AM
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Brand of oil doesn't really matter that much. Maxima is good, if you can get it where you are. I use 10w, but you could use 5w or even 15w if you want to play with the dampening a bit. The best thing you can do is get the correct springs for your weight.

I remember reading that there some use of atf in a front end, but i can't remember which bike it was. Fork oil is too available and cheap to use anything else, so why not.
 
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