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Offline cabmkr

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79 YZ shock oil
« on: April 12, 2011, 05:03:46 AM »
Can anyone tell me what weight shock oil I should be using in a 1979 YZ400 shock (going in a 78 IT400) Also i seen some where a link to rebuilding a Yamaha mono shock but cant seam to find it.

Chris
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Offline 5X8rider

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Re: 79 YZ shock oil
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2011, 10:24:21 AM »
I dont think you would notice a differance between 5wt and 10 wt. Personally I would go with 10wt. That is what I have in all my Bikes and they function perfect.
BTW, Honda dealers are now required to stock shock oil, so it should be readilly available.
Pete
82 YZ490
82 IT175
82 CR80R
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