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Sorry if this has been gone over before. I have been searching for the correct fork oil for my B2H . The manual states KAYABA KHL15-10 (SAE 0 W). A lot of you are stating you use 10w.:headscratch: when I search for 0W fork oil, not a lot of info comes up online. Do I need to convert this spec? Can someone help and point me in the right direction.:puzzled:
 

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Hello, on 2000 A1 manual it states KAYABA KHL15-10 (SAE10W), could be a misprint?
Hi Div
You have got me thinking now. Can anyone confirm this?
Here is a copy & paste from my manual.


Suspension
Fork Oil:
Viscosity KAYABA KHL15-10 (SAE 0 W) – – –
Amount (per Side):
When Changing Oil approx. 420 mL (14.2 US oz) – – –
After Disassembly and
Completely Dry
490 ±4 mL (16.6 ±0.1 US oz) – – –
Fork Oil Level: 93 ±2 mm (3.66 ±0.08 in.) – – –
(Fully Compressed, without
Spring)
(from the top of the
 

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yep my 2000 says 10w
 

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My 2002 B1 manual states Kayaba 01 (SAE 5W).
 

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yep my 2000 says 10w
Thanks Mark.

My 2002 B1 manual states Kayaba 01 (SAE 5W).
Thanks GDog
There seems to be a difference of oil spec between models. I will call a dealer tomorrow to see if they can identify what a B2H should have in the forks.
Thanks for your replies :thumbup:
 

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let us know, I would be curious too, I also have an 02' and my manual also states KHL15-10 (SAE 0 W). (my source is a downloaded service manual not the original owners manual,which I don't have)
 

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Just put in a 5w or 7w, it wont hurt
 

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My manual shows the same (SAE 0 W)...hmmm zero weight oil must be light lol
 

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Just put in a 5w or 7w, it wont hurt
Yes Steve you are correct :thumbup: I called Cornwall Kawasaki on Saturday. they recommend B1-B3 uses 5W.
My manual is also the download, so there seems to be an error in that one.

I have just replenished one fork and compared the old to new, there is a surprising difference. :thumbup:
 
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