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post #7 of (permalink) Old 04-17-2009, 08:19 PM
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Removing oil will not make the ride any plusher. Oil is used to dampen the fork travel by being forced through a metered hole which is at the bottom of the fork, so lowering the oil level will have absolutly no affect on the ride. To get a softer ride try a lighter oil, maybe 10W or 7W.

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