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Old 02-26-2007, 06:34 PM   #1
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/5 Fork Springs

Anyone have a good source for /5 fork springs ? I want to replace with a much higher load rated spring. Any experience with a cross-reference spring ? A spring has an OD, length and load rating, any matching spec spring would work.

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Old 02-26-2007, 10:07 PM   #2
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Some folks use Progressives. I've had good luck with R100RS springs on my /5. I think the RS springs are a little stiffer to account for the weight of the faring, so less dive. That being said, it's still a 40 year old design.
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Old 02-27-2007, 06:00 AM   #3
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I've had good service and lots of advice from Eurotech Motorsports, and bought their "sport" springs for my 90/6 (which is still in pieces.) Maybe give them a call and ask for Chris.
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Old 02-27-2007, 07:57 AM   #4
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I've had good service and lots of advice from Eurotech Motorsports, and bought their "sport" springs for my 90/6 (which is still in pieces.) Maybe give them a call and ask for Chris.
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I have had absolutely excellent service from them.
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Old 02-27-2007, 05:44 PM   #5
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Some folks use Progressives.
I also had progressive springs put in my /5. They work great.
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Old 02-27-2007, 06:17 PM   #6
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Can you still order "heavy duty" springs from the BMW parts fiche? That's what we have.
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Old 03-20-2007, 04:48 PM   #7
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I prefer the BMW Heavy Duty fork springs over Progressive for Airheads with Hagons out back. They are firm without being harsh and comfortable.


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Old 03-22-2007, 05:22 AM   #8
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I prefer the BMW Heavy Duty fork springs over Progressive for Airheads with Hagons out back. They are firm without being harsh and comfortable.

I've heard a lot of other follks say the same thing, and I'll probably end up going that route myself.

On a seperate topic, are those Mikunis on your /6?

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