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  1. The Mysterious Forks

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    Hello! I need experts eyes to identify a front end. I thought it was an R1 but I posted it on a forum dedicated to it and members told me that it had nothing to do with the yamaha. Do any of you recognize the forks or the triple tree? Thank you in advance!
  2. How to remove scratches from front forks

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    Hi, I just removed the front suspensions due to some maintenance work, and since these are out I would like to remove the scratches that accumulated over time in the upper part of the suspension. all scratches are superficial and very small. any ideas how to remove? the problem is that if I sand...
  3. 1974 Suzuki TS185 fork swap

    Suzuki
    Hey guys, I'm currently trying to fix up a 1974 Suzuki TS185, and unfortunately the previous owner bent the forks and attempted to straighten them back out (unsuccessfully). I'm having trouble finding a pair of forks that are suitable to replace the current bent ones, and was wondering if...
  4. 1990 Yamaha XJ900 Brakes

    Building, Restoration & Modification
    Hi I am building a track bike for weekend fun from a rat of an XJ900f, BUT XJ brakes are not the best, SO.... ....can anyone recommend a braking system that will fit current front suspension forks, which I will have up rated using a cassette system from Maxton Suspension....OR ......recommend...
  5. Fork replacement 96 suzuki Katana 600

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hi guys, I have a 96 Suzuki Katana 600 and it has leaky fork seals. I had the seals replaced but the shop told me I have pitting on the inner fork tube. The pitting is what is tearing the seals and making them leak. Replacing them is a bit pricey and for the money I was wondering if I can...
  6. Changing The Front Fork Oil Seal

    Motorcycle Repair
    I have a 1975 Honda Cb360T, and I am atttempting to replace the seals for the front forks because they are leaking. Im new at this stuff, so excuse my terms that I use, because I know they are probobly wrong. I took off the bolts that hold the springs down, and I also took everything loose from...
  7. Custom Forks

    BMW
    I am trying to build a cafe racer and was wondering if anyone has any suggestions for a set of later model forks, perhaps from a crotch rocket, that will fit my '75 R90/6 with little to no modifications. I know I will have to deal with the brakes, but I'm just looking for a fit for now. Thanks,
  8. quick question about headlight fork mounts?

    Motorcycle Repair
    hey yall, im trying to put a round headlight on my 96 bandit. im trying to figure out where to get a mount for a headlight, preferably one that mounts from the forks, (seems easier). i've found some on ebay from earlier suzuki models, and i was wondering if they would fit? i guess the real...
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