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just about to have a go at this myself and from watching a video on youtube it looks pretty straight forward. Is it just a case of removing forks unscrew caps and dump oil till empty the replace it with same amount of fresh or do i need to do more!
 

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Are you just changing the fork oil? If so its just getting them out, taking the top cap off, pouring the old out and the new in.

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A more accurate way to do this is measure fork oil height, not the volume.


Using one of these.

As for the specific height for a ZX7 or ZX-7R (no idea what year you have) I don't know.
 

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Just changing the oil so i suppose pour the same amount back in. If i check the air gap then this has to be with cartridge in!

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Just changing the oil so i suppose pour the same amount back in. If i check the air gap then this has to be with cartridge in!

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Measuring volume is not nearly as accurate.
 

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I read some where 495ml but i wanna say its wrong because it was too much. I ended up just filling it up to the top of the tube where i could still put the cap on. I know its not the correct method but works at the moment.

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Just replacing volume is not correct, it is a matter of measuring from the top of the fork tube to a predetermined length as indicated by the service manual applicable to your 7. Also removal of the spring and manually compressing the tube to remove all oil would also be a benefit.
 
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