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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 possibly replace them with better forks. That is, forks other than the OEM. Or even just forks from a similar bike that I could substitute in for a bit cheaper.

Does anyone know how difficult a retrofit would be to put GSX-R forks? Or if there are any comparable forks that would be cheap and easy to throw on.

I have been looking for wrecked katanas for cheaper forks but haven't had much luck. Are ninja forks a possibility?

Any input would be great.
Thanks, Dan.
 

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I would just go with a cheap set of used OEM ones honestly. That bike was designed for them and other than adjustable compressions and rebound you won't gain too much, especially on the katana.
 

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Ok. That sounds good. The hardest part is finding forks that aren't pitted like mine are. The ones you linked actually look really good though. They say they're from a 750. Will that be a problem?
 

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Ok. That sounds good. The hardest part is finding forks that aren't pitted like mine are. The ones you linked actually look really good though. They say they're from a 750. Will that be a problem?
I don't think so but I haven't been around a katana in a few years and kinda fell out of the info on them.
 
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