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Classic K-bike fork oil requirements

Copyright 2018, R. Fleischer



Drain and refill amount

Refill amount if fork is fully clean & dry

K75 Showa 

 L & R

410 cc

420 cc

K75 BMW; K100 8 valve

L & R

330 cc


K75 SPORT (S);
K100 sport versions

L & R

280 cc

Sport Suspension has a S stamped on top of the fork leg.

K100 8 valve


K100 RS/T/LT

L & R

360 cc


16 valve models:


K1, K100RS

L & R

380 cc

400 cc  (up to 450 on K1)

K1100LT; K1100RS


350 cc

400 cc

K1100LT; K1100RS


350 cc

400 cc


10-07-2012:  Add QR code; add language button; update Google Ad-Sense code
11-27-2012:  Make Table, and incorporate previous figures into table.  Recheck dry and wet values for K1100, and WERE correct!
12-31-2015:  Update meta-codes; narrow the table article
03/06/2016:  Final update on meta-code, left justification, layout.
08/14/2016:  Metacode checks.  Fix scripts. Add one H.L.  Narrow the table.  Remove excessive empty table rows.
02/07/2018:  Minor html cleanup and add 10pxl margins.

Copyright, 2015, R. Fleischer

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Last check/edit: Wednesday, February 07, 2018