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Thu, 04 Jun 2015 20:47:38 +0000

Molto Verboso
2003 ET4, 2005 LX 150, 1964 GS 160
Joined: Mon, 18 Dec 2006 03:41:20 +0000
Posts: 1497
Location: Maui Hawaii
 
Molto Verboso
2003 ET4, 2005 LX 150, 1964 GS 160
Joined: Mon, 18 Dec 2006 03:41:20 +0000
Posts: 1497
Location: Maui Hawaii
Thu, 04 Jun 2015 20:47:38 +0000 linkquote
Hey everyone!

I changed front fork oil on other scooters no problem but this fly's fork design is different and the manual didn't show very well on how to change the oil... wondering if y'all have something to show me?

This fork is driving me crazy
Thu, 04 Jun 2015 20:55:32 +0000

Ossessionato
2007 250 GTS, 1980 P200E, 2010 ThunderFly 190 (SOLD)
Joined: Sat, 30 Apr 2011 02:56:59 +0000
Posts: 3169
Location: Springboro, OH
 
Ossessionato
2007 250 GTS, 1980 P200E, 2010 ThunderFly 190 (SOLD)
Joined: Sat, 30 Apr 2011 02:56:59 +0000
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Location: Springboro, OH
Thu, 04 Jun 2015 20:55:32 +0000 linkquote
Mic - I don't have an answer for you, but will be watching this thread closely.

Still looking for a new rear shock that might be better then OEM that'll work.
Thu, 04 Jun 2015 21:11:06 +0000

Molto Verboso
2003 ET4, 2005 LX 150, 1964 GS 160
Joined: Mon, 18 Dec 2006 03:41:20 +0000
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Location: Maui Hawaii
 
Molto Verboso
2003 ET4, 2005 LX 150, 1964 GS 160
Joined: Mon, 18 Dec 2006 03:41:20 +0000
Posts: 1497
Location: Maui Hawaii
Thu, 04 Jun 2015 21:11:06 +0000 linkquote
CrazyCarl wrote:
Mic - I don't have an answer for you, but will be watching this thread closely.

Still looking for a new rear shock that might be better then OEM that'll work.
Yeah replace rear shock would help a better ride...

I made many fly tutorial videos and will post them on my youtube channel soon and planning to make fork video but I'm stuck haha

Hopefully someone will come in and help
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 00:20:18 +0000

Ossessionato
09 190s taormina
Joined: Thu, 08 Apr 2010 17:32:27 +0000
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Location: Googleville
 
Ossessionato
09 190s taormina
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Fri, 05 Jun 2015 00:20:18 +0000 linkquote
micbergsma wrote:
fly's fork design is different and the manual didn't show very well on how to change the oil
From the exploded diagram in the parts book looks like no removable cap at top of tube, is this what you mean? Looks like only disassembly possible is lower leg removal.

http://www.af1racing.com/store/ProdImages/st3/ese4000us3.pdf
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 01:30:05 +0000

Molto Verboso
lx150
Joined: Sun, 02 Oct 2011 11:19:21 +0000
Posts: 1237
Location: Adrian, Mi
 
Molto Verboso
lx150
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Fri, 05 Jun 2015 01:30:05 +0000 linkquote
Many forks today have to be removed opened up and turned upside down to remove the oil. Service needed is so infrequent but a complete PITA when it has to be done
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 19:43:11 +0000

Molto Verboso
2003 ET4, 2005 LX 150, 1964 GS 160
Joined: Mon, 18 Dec 2006 03:41:20 +0000
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Molto Verboso
2003 ET4, 2005 LX 150, 1964 GS 160
Joined: Mon, 18 Dec 2006 03:41:20 +0000
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Location: Maui Hawaii
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 19:43:11 +0000 linkquote
picture of fork
This is what it looks like on the top...



Fri, 05 Jun 2015 19:54:52 +0000

Molto Verboso
2003 ET4, 2005 LX 150, 1964 GS 160
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Molto Verboso
2003 ET4, 2005 LX 150, 1964 GS 160
Joined: Mon, 18 Dec 2006 03:41:20 +0000
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Location: Maui Hawaii
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 19:54:52 +0000 linkquote
other picture



Fri, 05 Jun 2015 20:02:13 +0000

Molto Verboso
2003 ET4, 2005 LX 150, 1964 GS 160
Joined: Mon, 18 Dec 2006 03:41:20 +0000
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Location: Maui Hawaii
 
Molto Verboso
2003 ET4, 2005 LX 150, 1964 GS 160
Joined: Mon, 18 Dec 2006 03:41:20 +0000
Posts: 1497
Location: Maui Hawaii
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 20:02:13 +0000 linkquote
ahh yes I found out that have to push top down really hard then able to remove the ring clip!
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 22:14:09 +0000

Ossessionato
2007 250 GTS, 1980 P200E, 2010 ThunderFly 190 (SOLD)
Joined: Sat, 30 Apr 2011 02:56:59 +0000
Posts: 3169
Location: Springboro, OH
 
Ossessionato
2007 250 GTS, 1980 P200E, 2010 ThunderFly 190 (SOLD)
Joined: Sat, 30 Apr 2011 02:56:59 +0000
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Location: Springboro, OH
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 22:14:09 +0000 linkquote
Are you planning to just change the oil? different weight? Different Springs?
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 22:53:36 +0000

Molto Verboso
2003 ET4, 2005 LX 150, 1964 GS 160
Joined: Mon, 18 Dec 2006 03:41:20 +0000
Posts: 1497
Location: Maui Hawaii
 
Molto Verboso
2003 ET4, 2005 LX 150, 1964 GS 160
Joined: Mon, 18 Dec 2006 03:41:20 +0000
Posts: 1497
Location: Maui Hawaii
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 22:53:36 +0000 linkquote
CrazyCarl wrote:
Are you planning to just change the oil? different weight? Different Springs?
Yes just changing oil with same weight
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 23:17:56 +0000

Moderaptor
The Hornet (GT200, aka Love Bug) and 'Dimples' - a GTS 300
Joined: Sun, 26 Aug 2007 20:16:15 +0000
Posts: 41679
Location: Pleasant Hill, CA
 
Moderaptor
The Hornet (GT200, aka Love Bug) and 'Dimples' - a GTS 300
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Fri, 05 Jun 2015 23:17:56 +0000 linkquote
What inspired you to change the oil? I've only ever done that when the fork seals needed replacing - which in a used-all-year-round and winter salted roads environment is every two years or so.

Normally fork oil isn't under any mechanical stress - so do you ask for your car shocks to have oil replaced? I can't think of any reason to change fork oil on a PTW unless there's some other problem.
Sat, 06 Jun 2015 02:26:20 +0000

Hooked
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Hooked
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Sat, 06 Jun 2015 02:26:20 +0000 linkquote
Someone said they needed to put thicker oil in their Fly's forks, so it would seem possible.
Sat, 06 Jun 2015 02:32:53 +0000

Hooked
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Hooked
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Sat, 06 Jun 2015 02:32:53 +0000 linkquote
http://www.scooterclube.com.br/download/Kasinski-fly150-servico.pdf

There's a diagram on page 223, which is the very last page.
It would seem that you can take it apart. It has the bolt on the bottom that keeps it all together, so there must be a way to put oil in.
Sat, 06 Jun 2015 02:35:41 +0000

Hooked
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Hooked
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Sat, 06 Jun 2015 02:35:41 +0000 linkquote
Old discussion here: FLY 150 Suspension options..Any thoughts?
Sat, 06 Jun 2015 02:42:20 +0000

Hooked
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