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Re: shock oil

To: "Susan and John Roper" <>, <healeys@Autox.Team.Net>
Subject: Re: shock oil
From: "Lawrie Alexander" <>
Date: Wed, 1 Apr 1998 22:08:22 -0800
10wt. is a bit too light. The original oil was roughly equivalent to 20wt.
Try your local motorcycle shop - they usually offer fork oil (for m'cycle
front forks) in 20 wt.

British Sportscar Center

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From: Susan and John Roper <>
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Date: Wednesday, April 01, 1998 8:04 PM
Subject: shock oil

>Might any of you knowledgible folk be able to advise me regarding the
>proper shock oil for use in armstrong lever arm shocks.  One of the
>national rebuilders advises that they use hydraulic jack oil, 15 to 30
>weight, from the auto parts store, in their rebuilds.  All I can find is
>10 wt. locally.  Is that ok.  How about for competition use.  Don't I
>want heavier weight?  Sources?  Thanks,  John Roper

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