Fork tubes

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Fork tubes

Post by ghislain » Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:21 am

Hi all ,

A friend needs new fork tubes , for 71 and after ,forks ...plenty of suppliers, but where can he buy good ones ? Another french fried friend had the surprise to discover that his new tubes were largely undersized...so ... :werd
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Re: Fork tubes

Post by Barry Creary » Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:36 am

Hi Remi I think it’s Remi I found it easier to get mine recromed in Australia but maybe someone closer to you can do that.

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Post by ghislain » Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:16 pm

Hi, Barry, No, it's not Rémi, just his neighbour :mrgreen:
And it's for another friend ! There's a nest of Single units lovers inthe north of France ... :laugh
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Re: Fork tubes

Post by skippy » Sat Jan 11, 2020 10:38 pm

I bought mine from Brit spares in New Zealand but the inside diameter of one was a little smaller than the other one, buy not enough to stop them working.
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Re: Fork tubes

Post by minetymenace » Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:35 pm

Internal diameter is important for damping too
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Re: Fork tubes

Post by skippy » Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:47 pm

You just add thicker oil in the digger one. :thumb :ban
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