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Old 10-02-2007, 02:25 AM   #31
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Where can you buy the 640 copy front fairing from.
Race motorcycles in Alice springs
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Old 10-02-2007, 03:06 AM   #32
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Old 10-02-2007, 03:32 AM   #33
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yeah, I was over at Pezz's yesterday and he was pretty excited to, we did some measuring and it looks like the CR forks wont be to hard to fit to the AT. I decided to go with the CR forks and Pezz has the WP extremes, he made me an offer I couldn't refuse.

The forks and clamps I got on ebay for $US54 , , $US100 postage but still just less than $AUS200 so heaps cheaper than from a wrecker here.

You can't tell me that shit! I'm suppposed to be saving for a whirlwind US tour and a concrete driveway!
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Old 12-13-2007, 03:23 AM   #34
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Operation CR Kayaba fork has started. A big thanks to Pezz and his neighbour for the machining, I owe you big time !!!

just to remind you, Im fitting up a 96 CR250 front end to my AT



The CR stem is 4mm bigger in diameter than the AT stem

Original CR stem



Machined down to fit the AT bearings



Cutting the threads for the nuts



Done and the AT nuts fit, excellent





The stem will be pressed back into the triple clamps tomorrow, then Ive just got to wait till the forks come back from being revalved and sprung and we can bolt it onto the bike and sort out the steering stops and a plate to mount the ignition and sort out some sort of front mudguard.

I'd really like to still have a low front guard, any ideas for a low guard to suit USD forks ??
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Old 12-13-2007, 03:40 AM   #35
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I'd really like to still have a low front guard, any ideas for a low guard to suit USD forks ??
Kato 640 ADV front guard maybe ??
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Old 12-13-2007, 03:49 AM   #36
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Kato 640 ADV front guard maybe ??
Good thinking, must be a few lying around after high guard conversions
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Old 12-13-2007, 05:16 PM   #37
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Kato 640 ADV front guard maybe ??
Does anyone make a repo 640 or 950 front guard ??
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Old 12-13-2007, 05:42 PM   #38
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. Do you want mine to see how it fits ? (pm me). Personally I'd steer away form the 640 guard - it's too short at the back and on the 640 you get stuff coming up under the chin of your lid. I guess on the AT you sit a fair bit further back so it might not be a problem.

At least it would give you an excuse to paint the AT orange
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Old 12-13-2007, 06:18 PM   #39
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Excellent, forks are ready to be picked up, stem is in the clamps, Im getting hold of a 640 Adventure low front guard to try and fit up to the showas, thanks Ozimick !! , hopefully by new year it will all be together.

Im a little concerned about the USD fork seals not lasting as long as Im used to, any thoughts ??.

Has anyopne used the neoprene seal savers ??
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Old 12-13-2007, 08:29 PM   #40
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I used seal savers on the 400 that I sold to Jason , before seal savers I got 2-3 months, after I got 6 years out of the seals. Have to say they seemed to help, although I did notice every 6 months the fork oil would go off with water in it. My suspension guy reckons they force water past the seals, but I reckon it's just that without them you replace the oil every 2-3 months when the old seals blow????

you're still not going to get the 15 years honda seals last for, although they are honda forks so who knows?
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Old 12-13-2007, 09:41 PM   #41
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+1 on the good doctors advice Greg. I'd wack on a set now while you have the forks out of the clamps as they've changed the design, you have to slip em on insted of the old velcro strips. $16 bucks or so from Ballards.
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Old 12-14-2007, 03:04 AM   #42
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Has anyopne used the neoprene seal savers ??
They can trap shit under them, which can then scratch the hard coating on the fork tubes. Just remember to clean them often and they're ok. I've stopped using them as they were trapping dried mud under them. I pack some grease inbetween the dust seal and the fork seal, and clean it out every so often.
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Old 12-14-2007, 04:09 AM   #43
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stem in the clamps !!!, thanks Pezz !!!



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Old 12-17-2007, 01:51 PM   #44
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Can you bring the AT over this Sunday @ 11.00am?

Time for some reconstructive surgery

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Old 12-17-2007, 02:18 PM   #45
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[QUOTE=Pezz_gs]Gregory

Can you bring the AT over this Sunday @ 11.00am?

Time for some reconstructive surgery

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Dr Pezz, I'll be at the skunkworks on time, see ya sunday
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