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  1. Kat EFI

    Suzuki
    Hey guys, I am from Sydney Australia, And own a 1982 Suzuki Katana 7/11. Noticed you have fork extensions. Am trying to fit 07 Bandit 1250 forks to my spare Kat and maybe those fork extensions might be a fit. Can you tell me what size they are and the thread pitch as well. My forks are 43mm...
  2. FMX Fork Dimensions

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello All, Please could somone measure the diameter of the FMX forks, the part that goes through the yokes, if possible I would also like to know the distance between the fork legs? Many thanks Jim
  3. fork question

    Africa Twin
    How much, all in would a set of USD forks cost, inc wheel, disc caliper etc off a KTM640 supermoto/enduro and everything I need to fit it to my bike (RD04) and what could I get for my original forks, etc? Basically swap out the whole front end - labour aside - wopuld I break even?
  4. help needed with twisted/bent forks?

    Transalp
    Someone helpfully drove into me this week, they hit the very front of front wheel (from the side) i have slackened off the top and middle yokes, removed the fork brace and mudguard, and bashed the wheel against a lampost but I can't get it straight/true this photo was taken with the wheel...
  5. Wanted: Wanted - Transalp fork springs

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi, I'm looking to get some stiffer springs for a project bike (with unknown forks) and it could get expensive if I end up buying lots of different springs & rates new. It's been a little while since I had a Honda Transalp but think they might be suitable, so anyone got any old Transalp fork...
  6. Cafe racer build

    Dominator / FMX
    Greetings from Denmark.. I havnt been on here for a while because I have been busy building other bikes... I want to build a cafe racer from a Dommie with a single sided swing arm and usd forks like this one I found on the net. I have bought a single sided swing arm from a VFR 750 F with a pair...
  7. XL LMF fork oil

    XL
    Hi All Anybody know how much fork oil inthe 1986 xl600 LMF forks, XR 600 shows arouns 455ml, so i am thinking the same althoug the forks are a different construction, also best weight of oil for Uk (north climate) Any help appreciated John
  8. Sold my AT

    Africa Twin
    After a long search for KTM WP forks I ended up with 2 sets - 1 pair was attached to a very clean KTM 990 Adventure...so I sold the AT. Probably a mistake I know. Today, I bumped in to its' re-incarnation!
  9. What paint to use on forks?

    Dominator / FMX
    Can anyone advise me as to which silver paint to use on the fork stanchions,should i wire brush them down paint and laquer? or is there any particular paint thats best? or any proven method of doing this job?
  10. xlv750 PARTS FOR SALE

    XL
    Just noticed an advert for a load of XLV750R parts. In Switzerland but he seems to have plastics, forks, tanks, etc. https://www.anibis.ch/fr/d-moto-~-v%C3%A9lo-v%C3%A9los-accessoires-autres--1731/honda-xlv-750-r--24343984.aspx?dlf=1&fcid=0&fts=honda+xlv&view=2
  11. KTM fork conversion fitting Rugged roads adaptor help

    Africa Twin
    Does anyone know how to remove the lower triple clamp from a set of ktm 950 forks? I have the bearings off but the steering tube is stuck solid and my finger cant't take another whack with the lump hammer. Also when I get this off how do I fit the adaptor back in? Thanks
  12. Hi everybody

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Yet another bike forum on my list, well I have gone and done it, I have been mulling over it for a while should I shouldn't I get a dommie, so here I am looking and watching what all you guys are getting up to with your spanners, hammers, and welders etc etc, so as far as my own dommie is...
  13. Preload caps for the forks....?

    Transalp
    I was reading a ridiculously long thread on a Harley forum all about front suspension (as one does) and much was said about setting sag, after installing bespoke springs...as far as I'm aware, my 94/5' 600 has the long fork springs installed, ie there are no spacers between the spring tops and...
  14. Preload caps for thr forks....?

    Transalp
    I was reading a ridiculously long thread on a Harley forum all about front suspension (as one does) and much was said about setting sag, after installing bespoke springs...as far as I'm aware, my 954/5' 600 has the long fork springs installed, ie there are no spacers between the spring tops and...
  15. Front Axle, what's missing ?

    Transalp
    Hi, I've just bought a '93 xl600 transalp and when removing the front wheel found the nut to be very stiff and the wheel binding in the calipers. Took the wheel off and on replacing found that as I was tightening the axle it started to get very tight but the forks were not yet touching the wheel...
  16. USD forks on a transalp 700

    Transalp
    just if anyone is interested, over the winter i changed the complete front end of my TA700 with the USD front end from a 97/00 Aprila pegaso, and it was quite an easy swap, just had to change the bearings on the yoke shaft, modify the top yoke to accept the ignition switch & hiss, and fabricate...
  17. Fork Rebuild

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi Guys, Later in the year I will be rebuilding my front forks with progressive springs, in respect of the seals do I need to order one of these kits: Kit Contains: 2 Oil Seals 2 Dust Seals 2 Retaining Clips 2 Inner Bushes 2 Outer Bushes Or can I just order the seals? Also what fork oil...
  18. Front fork change questions

    Africa Twin
    So, I've got a Xrv750 - 96 and want to lift it and at the same time make it more offroad capable.. I've been reading a shit load about fork changes but in no thread anywhere does it mention how much lift the actual fork change made? I've read about Honda, yamaha and ktm Forks, all of them...
  19. Front Brake Upgrade Options! RD07A (1998 W Vin No)

    Africa Twin
    Hi Folks Re: RD07A (1998 W Vin No) Front Brakes Upgrade! Been quite a while since my last post and, I dare to raise this old chestnut again! BTW, I have searched the forum but, I'm hoping there may be more recent research and actual upgrades that someone may be kind enough to advise on. Last...
  20. new front end. transalp 600 wavy disc for sale

    Transalp
    Finally got round to fitting the new wheel and forks. xl600 fork bottom legs xl600lm Dakar front tubeless wheel. to match the rear wheel. less spokes. original wavy disc for sale in the sale section.
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