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11-8 SUSPEN SIO N
Front Fork Top Plug [A]
Fork Spring [B]
Fork Spring Seat [C]
Slowly compress the front fork fully by pushing up the
outer tubes [A] using a jack or other suitable means under
the front wheel.
Place a stand or other suitable support [B] under the front
Use the oil level gauge to measure the fork oil level.
With the fork fully compressed, put the oil level gauge [A]
and the stopper [B], and adjust the distance from the top
of the inner tube to oil.
Special Tool - Fork Oil Level Gauge: 57001-1290
Front Fork Oil Level (fully compressed, without spring)
Standard: 124 ±2 mm (KX65-A1)
Adjustable Range: 98 ∼ 140 mm (KX65-A1)
96 ∼ 139 mm (KX65-A2)
98 ∼ 142 mm (KX65-A3 ∼)
If no oil is drawn out, there is insufficient oil in the fork
tube. Pour in enough oil, then pump out the excess oil.
SHOWA SS-8 or equivalent
Measure the both diameters of the fork spring ends and
insert the fork spring with the small diameter end [A] fac-