Ever wonder about fork oil?

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by meat popsicle, Nov 19, 2007.

  1. Xanderby

    Xanderby MotoTribologist

    May 25, 2015
    NJ, USA
    Heat absorption/dissipation and seal compatibility are not lubrication.

    I was not suggesting that ATF creates friction between metal components. What I was saying is that the goal of ATF is to have a specific level of friction, and not to necessarily have the lowest friction possible; otherwise the friction material may not operate correctly. Fork oil on the other hand has no such limitation so the formulators are free to decrease friction as much as they see fit.