Originally Posted by The Griz
In this setup it definitely doesn't go into the cartridges themselves.
Yes, i'm pretty sure it does.
That's why the instructions clearly state that it is necessary to pump the damping rod to achieve proper oil leveling.
And no, unlike you stated previously, the oil does not reside only above the cartridges. The majority of it actually resides below the springs.
If you had installed a set on your 800 before spouting off like you know it all, you would know these things.