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Probably a stupid question but I was checking the oil level in my forks just going through them and my air space seemed really high, so I removed enough oil to bring both forks back down to 110mm. This is on a 2013 ktm 300xcw open chamber forks. I was thinking afterwards are you suppose to fill them up all the way before removing fluid? Or can you just suck out the oil? Thanks

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Perfect thanks, I was just wondering cuz I removed the forks and backed off all the clickers and was wondering if when I inverted the forks if I drained out the inner cartridge, I'm still learning when it comes to suspension.

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With the open chambers you should always pull the outer tubes to the top and back down (dumping any oil in the gap back to the main oil space ) then also pull the damper rod up and down to ensure its smooth and consistent. If they were unbolted from the bike it's unessassery as they have been vertical

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Well I flipped them upside down to back off the compression clickers, and when when I opened them up I did check the damper rod it just seemed weird that the oil level was so high wanted to make sure.

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