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I'm replacing seals and oil on two pairs of KYB 46mm forks (for two motorcycles, FOUR fork tubes total) and I would like to know how much oil I need to order.

My manual doesn't specify how much oil, rather it just says to fill to the top of the outer tube, pump, repeat two times, then set the appropriate oil height.

How much oil do the 46mm KYB forks use?

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About 1 1/2 qts. per set.

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Excellent, thank you very much. I just purchased two liters of Maxima fork oil.

I was shocked to hear that standard oil for these forks are 5w, yet 5w, 10w, 15w, and 20w viscosities are available (at least from Maxima). I wasn't sure what to go with, however my understanding is that oil level has more of an effect on these forks than the oil viscosity.

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i would use a 5wt, or preferably davejs special oil

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