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I'm going to change my fork oil when the weather warms.What viscocity is the stock fork oil in the 11' Ninja 1000?Will a heavier weight oil reduce fork dive when first applying the brakes?Thanks.
 

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I believe it is 10W. Keep in mind that if you go higher weight, it will affect all your suspension movement, not just under braking. It will be much harder over small bumps and the ability to recover (rebound) will be much slower as well.

Tread carefully here. Did you set sag correctly and have the right spring rate? I don't know if you have the same setting adjustment as the later models do. I would tweak those first. Improperly setup suspension can cause loss of control and cause accidents. I am totally serious about this.

Don't just focus on one area. Take a holistic approach.
 

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Typically, modern cartridge forks will need an extremely thin oil.

Our manuals specify (Showa ss-47) and that is 10w. When I added my traxxion fork inserts, one bottle of fluid was not enough. I used one bottle, 100% and maybe 1 inch out of the second bottle.
 
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