Originally Posted by Ladder106
As with any fork swap, you'll want to be certain that the front wheel/tire/fender does not compress so far that it contacts the triple clamp or the frame downtube or crashbars.
Remove the springs and raise the wheel until the fork stops going up...see if anything gets in the way of the tire.
ooops, had read about it and forgot too
i've ditched the crashbars so no probs there
the 87 CR500 forks are apparently same as later XR6 cartridge forks, so clearance should be ok:/
its going to have a one off fairing made (bodged) for a rally-alp look, eventually;)